take a look for

take a look for (someone or something)

To try to locate someone or something; to search for someone or something. Our lease is up next April, so we'll be taking a look for a new office. Tom, will you please go take a look for your sister? It's getting late. The IT specialist took a look for the cause of the system crashes, but he couldn't find anything wrong.
See also: look, take
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

take a look for someone or something

 and have a look for someone or something
to make a visual search for someone or something; to look for someone or something. Please go to the library and have a look for a book about snakes. Take a look for a man in a black suit. He is your guide.
See also: look, take
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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