look forward to

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look forward to (third-person singular simple present looks forward to, present participle looking forward to, simple past and past participle looked forward to)

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) To anticipate, expect, or wait for, especially with a feeling of approval or pleasure. To be excited or eager to.
    He was not looking forward to having to repair the downed power lines after the wind storm.

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  • roll on (Interjection, British, informal)