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looks for

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present tense third-person singular of look for

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1 to go in search of
  • She had been looking for a job for months.

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2 to act so as to make (something) more likely
  • They were just looking for trouble.

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3 to believe in the future occurrence of (something)
  • They were looking for their first win of the season.

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“Looks for.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/looks%20for. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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