look forward to (something)

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look forward to (something)

To excitedly anticipate something. I'm looking forward to visiting my family this Christmas—I haven't been home for the holidays in years! Thank you for calling me to schedule an interview. I look forward to it.
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look forward to something

to anticipate something with pleasure. I'm really looking forward to your visit next week. We all look forward to your new book on gardening.
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look forward to

Eagerly anticipate, as in I'm looking forward to their visit, or Jim looked forward to the day when he could retire. [First half of 1700s]
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look forward to

To think of (a future event) with pleasurable, eager anticipation: looking forward to graduation.
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"I'm looking forward to it being through," Baker says with a sigh.
"He was my first director at the English National Ballet," says Acosta, "so I am really looking forward to it." The twenty-four-year-old Cuban dancer is also excited to be returning to Houston Ballet--this is his first season to split principal duties between HB and London's Royal Ballet--as well as to dance his first James.
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"I've grown up watching Keiron, he's one of my heroes and to go out and play alongside him in his last game and in a Grand Final is massive and everyone is looking forward to it.
"The one thing Lynn is looking forward to it's me clearing up all the rubbish I've collected over the years," he said.