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look to sb for sth

phrasal verb with look uk   us   /lʊk/ verb
to ​hope that someone will ​provide something for you: They ​looked to the ​government for ​additionalsupport.
(Definition of look to sb for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “look to sb for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 希望(某人)提供(某物)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 希望(某人)提供(某物)…
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