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look forward to sth

phrasal verb with look uk   us   /lʊk/ verb
B1 to ​feelpleased and ​excited about something that is going to ​happen: I'm really ​lookingforward to my ​holiday. [+ -ing verb] She was ​lookingforward to ​seeing the ​grandchildren again. I'm not ​lookingforward to ​Christmas this ​year.B2 [+ -ing verb] formal used at the end of a ​formalletter to say you ​hope to ​hear from or ​see someone ​soon, or that you ​expect something from them: I ​lookforward to hearing from you. In the ​circumstances, I ​lookforward to receivingyour client's ​cheque for the ​sum of £570 within the next seven ​days.

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(Definition of look forward to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “look forward to sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 盼望,期盼, (用于信尾)盼望…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盼望,期盼, (用於信尾)盼望…
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