look ahead to (something)

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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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"Casillas made that save at a key moment of the match," admitted the Real Madrid coach, who looked ahead to the World Club Championship.
Summary: Oil prices slipped on Wednesday on weak energy demand concerns as traders looked ahead to the release of US crude inventory data, analysts said.
David Simpson, R-Longview, discussed the 82nd Legislative Session and looked ahead to the 83rd.
Summary: Roberto Mancini has looked ahead to what he hopes will be a "great semi-final" against FA Cup opponents Manchester United.
Roberto Mancini looked ahead to a "great semi-final" against FA Cup opponents Manchester United before admitting it will be next year before his Manchester City side can compete at the same level as their rivals.
And Jones packed no punches as he looked ahead to Saturday's tough heavyweight tussle with the French in the championship finale.
IN A Washington brimming with pageantry under fortress-like security, US President George Bush looked ahead to his second inauguration, pledging to forge unity in a nation divided by political differences.
The company looked ahead to its next twenty-five years with a season featuring three new works.
Summary: Germany's coach Joachim Loew said that Spain have several Lionel Messis in their team as he looked ahead to their World Cup semi-final.