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forage around for (something)

To hunt around for something; to look through something in search of something else, typically food. I foraged around in the pantry for a snack but still didn't find anything I wanted to eat.
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forage for (something)

To hunt around for something; to look through something in search of something else, typically food. I foraged in the pantry for a snack but still didn't find anything I wanted to eat.
See also: for, forage
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forage (around) (for something)

to search for something, especially something to eat. I will go to the kitchen and forage around for some cereal or something. The rabbits got into the garden and were foraging for a good meal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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