look ahead to

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look ahead to (something)

To consider, plan for, or think about some future time or event. If you don't start looking ahead to your retirement now, you could be in serious trouble by the time you turn 65. With the election over, our party is already looking ahead to 2020.
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look ahead to something

to try to foresee something; to think into the future about something. She looked ahead to a bright future in sales. I look ahead to a new job when I graduate.
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Forex traders look ahead to RBNZ rate decision, US retail sales, and news this weekend from the Treasury regarding Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Looking Ahead As we look ahead to 2005, our list of goals and priorities includes a number of important issues.
With the recent inclement weather forcing several local teams to scramble to get in practices and matches across the Santa Clarita Valley, it creates an opportunity to take a look back at this season and a chance to look ahead to the final two weeks of the regular season.
We are in a good league position, we are not going to go up or be relegated, so we want to look ahead to next season and beyond that to the new stadium," said chief executive Ian Carvell.
Star Wars is one of the most popular and enduring entertainment franchises in the world, and there's no better time than the 30th anniversary to look ahead to the future of that galaxy far, far away.
VIDEO Focus on football The Media Wales experts mull over the week's news and look ahead to the latest on-field action.
While it would seem easy to lose concentration and look ahead to a home-and-home series against Western Conference-leading San Jose to end the season, the first order of business is Dallas tonight.
Meanwhile, traders have begun to look ahead to the holiday shopping season.
RICKY Hatton knows he cannot afford to look ahead to projected super-fights in front of six-figure crowds when he steps back into the ring against Juan Lazcano in Manchester tomorrow night.
E[acute accent]"With the successful transformation of the company's culture and the focusing of our business strategy in the past several years under Bob's leadership, MetLife can look ahead to a new era of growth as we serve the financial security needs of Americans and an expanding global middle class," Mr.