look around for


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look around for someone or something

to seek someone or something out. Look around for Ted and tell him to come home. I looked around for the can opener, but it's not there.
See also: around, look
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We don't have to look around for someone's T-shirt or shirt to apply pressure to a wound,'' he said.
However, Rouge fell on hard times and was forced to look around for a buyer last year.