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look toward

1. To glance, gaze, or turn one's face in the direction of someone or something. I looked toward the door and saw my bride entering the chapel. If you'll all look toward the chalkboard on the right, you can see a diagram of how osmosis works. Everyone on the boat looked toward the whales breaching off the starboard side.
2. To consider, regard, or think about something. We're looking toward the future with this broad range of investments our company is making. I've begun looking toward an alternative production method.
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look toward someone or something

to face in the direction of someone or something. Look toward Sarah and see where she is standing. Isn't that a lovely garden she's in? Look toward the sea and see what a sunset is meant to look like.
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He said that these governments look towards someone else and move forward on the direction of someone else and they dance on the finger of umpire.
He is not at all aggressive enough to get the desired result and Sri Lanka needs to look towards someone else to shoulder that responsibility.
"It might be a breath of fresh air to look towards someone with a Walsall connection who could be honoured.