English version

look forward to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlook forward to something phrasal verbWAITto be excited and pleased about something that is going to happen I’m really looking forward to our vacation.look forward to doing something My mother says she’s looking forward to meeting you.GrammarYou say: I’m looking forward to your visit. Don’t say: I’m looking forward for your visit. | I’m looking forward your visit. look→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
look forward to I have a new set of friends and something to look forward to everyday.My coming summer holiday started on the same day as my cousin's, and I was much looking forward to it.As always, Margarett had looked forward to Paris, but she found it a changed city.He said he would miss having company day and night but was looking forward to returning home.He looked forward to the end of his shift.She would find herself looking forward to their meetings and to their conversations even if they were slightly strange sometimes.look forward to doing somethingWe're really looking forward to skiing in Aspen.As always, Margarett had looked forward to Paris, but she found it a changed city.Female speaker Very excited, very nervous also but I am relly looking forward to it.He looked forward to the end of his shift.He said he would miss having company day and night but was looking forward to returning home.I have a new set of friends and something to look forward to everyday.My coming summer holiday started on the same day as my cousin's, and I was much looking forward to it.Q.. What are you not looking forward to this weekend at the Final Four?She would find herself looking forward to their meetings and to their conversations even if they were slightly strange sometimes.
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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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