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hunt for (someone or something)
1. To engage in the sport of hunting. Last I heard, they were going out to hunt for quail.
2. To search for someone or something. I'm hunting for an extra cookie pan, but I can't find a thing in all this mess!
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hunt for someone or something
1. to chase someone or something for sport. The hunter hunted for grouse on the game preserve. Frank likes to hunt for deer.
2. to look for someone or something. I am hunting for someone to help me with the piano. lam hunting for a new piano.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.