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look ahead

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlook ahead phrasal verbPLANto think about and plan for what might happen in the future Looking ahead, we must expect radical changes to be made in our system of government. look→ See Verb table
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look aheadI looked ahead and tried to think what on earth I was going to do.And he is the genuine article, an original who succeeds in looking ahead by looking way back.By looking ahead, management are then in a good position to anticipate potential problems.Lawrence looked ahead to a new challenge within minutes of celebrating a dramatic ten-man two-goal comeback at Wolves.Rather, it is an opportunity to look ahead to all that has yet to be accomplished.But do look ahead to June / July next year to work out what borrowing you may need at that stage.No, we're not doing horoscopes just looking ahead to Saturday afternoon.All footballers have to look ahead to the time when they leave the game.
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Verb table
look
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theylook
he, she, itlooks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theylooked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave looked
he, she, ithas looked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad looked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill look
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have looked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam looking
he, she, itis looking
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you, we, theyare looking
Past
I, he, she, itwas looking
you, we, theywere looking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been looking
he, she, ithas been looking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been looking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be looking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been looking
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