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The Meaning of "Looking Forward to (Something)"
Friday December 22nd 2017
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What does the expression “looking forward to” mean? — Harsh, India
Answer

The expression "look forward to" is a common expression in English. It means "to expect (something) with pleasure." It is used to say that you are happy that something is going to happen. Below are some examples of how "look forward to" is used:

 

  • The kids are looking forward to their holiday vacation.
  • We were looking forward to buying our first house.
  • He had so much to look forward to at his new job.
  • Every Friday he looked forward to pizza for lunch.

 

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