English version

be on the lookout for somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe on the lookout for somebody/somethingbe on the lookout for somebody/somethingLOOK FORto continuously watch a place or pay attention in order to find something you want or to be ready for problems or opportunitieslook out for We’re always on the lookout for new business opportunities. Police were on the lookout for anyone behaving suspiciously. lookout
Examples from the Corpus
be on the lookout for somebody/somethingFrom February to July he was on the lookout for blossoms.Naturally, he was on the lookout for more exciting activity.But Henry was not feeling like defending anyone today, rather he was on the lookout for attack.Please be on the lookout for talent in your classes and give serious consideration to auditioning yourself.When we find that, we should be on the lookout for some ever-changing enemy, some arms-race rival.I told Thompson to alert all the guards on duty to be on the lookout for a small brown rodent.Police are also asking people to be on the lookout for bogus officials following several incidents in the area.Still, they will be on the lookout for opportunities to let members know about their achievements whenever appropriate.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.