look forward to

Meaning(s)

1. eagerly anticipate something

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Professional

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Social

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it's nice to have something to look forward to

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To look forward to something means to wait in anticipation for something. You will most often hear this used in the phrase 'I look forward to seeing you'. You can 'look forward' to an event or to meeting someone. You will hear this expression used both in social and professional contexts.

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  1. I have a nice bottle of wine and a movie waiting for me when I get home from work. It's nice to have something to look forward to after a busy day.
  2. I'm really looking forward to my holiday in the Bahamas next week; it's something that I have been saving for years to do. I can't wait! 

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  1. I'm glad that we could come to an agreement that suits both parties and I look forward to doing business with you again in the future.
  2. I look forward to your talk at the conference. I read your book and learned a lot from it.

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