Meaning of look forward to in English:

look forward to

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Translate look forward to into Spanish

phrasal verb

  • look forward to somethingAwait something eagerly.

    ‘we look forward to seeing you’
    • ‘It promises to be a great occasion for the local community and is eagerly looked forward to.’
    • ‘He is overjoyed and finds all the people are happy to see him, and he looks forward to the life that awaits him.’
    • ‘The carnival parade on Sunday afternoon is something everyone looks forward to.’
    • ‘How is it that things one looks forward to for so long are over so quickly?’
    • ‘The annual musical is the highlight of the year and is looked forward to by music lovers all over the county.’
    • ‘He ripped out his old kitchen, took it to the tip and looked forward to quickly installing the new units.’
    • ‘What I looked forward to most was waiting for the train to make one of its weekly trips into town.’
    • ‘The club is something they look forward to, where they can meet friends on a regular basis.’
    • ‘After all, they have the birth of their baby to look forward to in four months' time.’
    • ‘We can now look forward to the final and hope that the lads can keep up the momentum.’
    await with pleasure, anticipate, wait for, be unable to wait for, count the days until, long for, hope for
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