English version

in quest of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin quest of somethingin quest of something literarytrying to find or get something They journeyed to the distant Molucca islands in quest of spices. quest
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in quest of somethingForeign powers had long penetrated the area in quest of wealth or influence, or to counter the lusts of their adversaries.In this respect, Odysseus represents the male flight from domesticity and intimacy in quest of independence.All during the night thousands were out in quest of plunder.We drove across the prairie in quest of a monster.
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