look to (someone or something)

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look to (someone or something)

1. To depend on someone to provide something. Students look to their professors for guidance.
2. To seem or appear to be something. This looks to be a situation you can't talk your way out of.
3. To expect something. I look to get a response today.
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look to someone or something (for something)

to expect someone or something to supply something. Children look to their parents for help. Tom looked to the bank for a loan.
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look to

1. Pay attention to, take care of, as in You'd best look to your own affairs. [c. 1300]
2. Anticipate or expect, as in We look to hear from her soon. [c. 1600]
3. look to be. Seem to be, promise to be, as in This looks to be a very difficult assignment. [Mid-1700s]
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look to

v.
1. To rely on someone or something: He looks to his parents for support when things get tough.
2. To expect or hope for something: She looked to hear from the doctor within a week.
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They look to us to stop the spread of deadly weapons and disease, and to protect people and families hit by disasters.
Many of the country's 50 million allergy sufferers have looked to us for their prescription Zyrtec, and we're sure they'll continue to look to us for the O-T-C product; in fact, they'll look to us for the lowest price on O-T-C Zyrtec, and we don't plan to let them down," said John Agwunobi, senior vice president and president of Wal-Mart's professional services division, when Zyrtec's arrival on the retailer's shelves was announced in late January.
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MANAGERS -- They look to us to perform and to help build the company They measure things like profit, sales, leadership skills, and whether we can lead a team, grow and develop good people, etc.
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The Conservative leader will tell his rank-and-file: "This week the people of Britain look to us to see if we have the right team to run the country.