forage around for (something)

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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.
See also: around, forage
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Producers and financiers say the principal ingredients to getting these movies made are much the same as they were in the past: packages that yield foreign presales, securing locations that provide soft money and tax incentives, and foraging around for ways to cover the risk against the lack of domestic distribution.
(UMC) has recently secured 28nm node contracts with Qualcomm, which is foraging around for available capacity of the leading-edge process given strained capacity at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.
No need to go foraging around for sticks though, pack away a couple of these lances and add a medieval feel to the proceedings to avoid burnt digits.
When half of Europe is foraging around for bits of wood to eat, and with the downturn in the economy meaning that getting a job is about as likely as Elvis landing a UFO on top of the Loch Ness Monster's head, it all just seems ridiculous.
LDP IN THE wake of so many stories about this or that government department foraging around for places where cuts can bite ever deeper, it makes a refreshing change to report today that the apparent "rebound from recession" has apparently finally borne fruit.
ON the eve of 2004 I was busy indulging in Christmas leftovers before starting the dreaded diet: one hand clutching a glass of festive spirit and the other foraging around for those green triangles and the shiny purple ones in the Quality Street tin.