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was on the lookout for

phrase
variants: or kept a lookout for
past tense of be on the lookout for

Synonyms & Antonyms of was on the lookout for

to be cautious of or on guard against
  • After the storm, the police told the public to be on the lookout for downed power lines.
  • The public should remain vigilant and keep a lookout for any suspicious activity.

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was on the lookout for

was out of breath

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“Was on the lookout for.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/was%20on%20the%20lookout%20for. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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