-to look forward to-

Nota d'uso
to look forward to, quando è seguito da un verbo, non regge l'infinito con il to ma la forma in -ing: si dice perciò She's looking forward to going to New York, non vede l'ora di andare a New York e non She's looking forward to go to New York.

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  • look forward to something — ˌlook ˈforward to sth derived to be thinking with pleasure about sth that is going to happen (because you expect to enjoy it) • I m looking forward to the weekend. • look forward to something doing sth We re really looking forward to seeing you… …   Useful english dictionary

  • look forward to something — look forward to (something) to be pleased or excited because something is going to happen. I m looking forward to my trip to Berlin and Paris …   New idioms dictionary

  • look forward to — (something) to be pleased or excited because something is going to happen. I m looking forward to my trip to Berlin and Paris …   New idioms dictionary

  • look forward to — index anticipate (prognosticate), expect (anticipate), forestall, prognosticate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • look forward to — [verb] anticipate, await, expect, hope for, long for, look for, wait for * * * AWAIT WITH PLEASURE, eagerly anticipate, lick one s lips over, be unable to wait for, count the days until. → look * * * look forward to To anticipate with pleasure •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • look forward — v. (d; intr.) to look forward to (to look forward to spring; to look forward to a meeting with eager anticipation; I look forward to going) * * * [ lʊk fɔːwəd] (d; intr.) to look forward to (to look forward to spring; to look forward to a meeting …   Combinatory dictionary

  • look forward to — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms look forward to : present tense I/you/we/they look forward to he/she/it looks forward to present participle looking forward to past tense looked forward to past participle looked forward to look forward to… …   English dictionary

  • look forward(s) vs look forward to —   If you look forward / forwards it simply means you are looking ahead.   For example:   If you look forward you will see St Paul s Cathedral.   Look forward to is a phrasal verb.   When you look forward to something, you feel happy and excited… …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • look forward — verb expect or hope for (Freq. 7) I look to hear from you soon • Hypernyms: ↑expect, ↑look, ↑await, ↑wait • Verb Frames: Somebody s PP * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Look Forward to Failure — Infobox Album | Name = Look Forward to Failure Type = EP Artist = The Ataris Recorded = September, 1998 Released = November 10, 1998 Length = 14:40 Genre = Pop punk Label = Fat Wreck Chords Producer = Bill Stevenson, Stephen Egerton, Joey Cape… …   Wikipedia

  • look forward to — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you look forward to something that is going to happen, you want it to happen because you think you will enjoy it. [V P P ing/n] He was looking forward to working with the new Prime Minister. 2) PHRASAL VERB If you say that… …   English dictionary

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