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Look For for Dummies

verb

pronunciation: lʊk_fɔr

What does Look For really mean?

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Hey there, my awesome student!

Today, we're going to explore the meaning of the phrase "Look For." Now, when we say "Look For," we're talking about searching or seeking something out. It's like when we are trying to find something that we want or need. Imagine you lost your favorite toy in your room, and you really want to find it. So, you start searching for it by looking under the bed, in the closet, or even asking your siblings if they've seen it. Well, that's an example of looking for something! We use this phrase when we are actively trying to locate or discover something.

But wait, there's more!

Another way we can understand the meaning of "Look For" is by thinking about it as a metaphor. Imagine you're exploring a garden, and you see beautiful flowers blooming all around you. You start focusing on each flower, admiring their colors, shapes, and scents. You look for the tiniest details, like the petals' texture or the buzzing bees going from one flower to another. In this case, "Look For" means you're actively paying attention to what's around you. You're not just observing casually, but you're really putting effort into noticing and appreciating every delightful thing in that garden.

So, what's the big picture here?

Well, "Look For" can mean different things depending on the context. It can mean searching for a physical object, like your lost toy or even your missing homework. It can also mean being mindful of what's happening around you and paying attention to the details, just like exploring a beautiful garden. Both interpretations involve actively seeking and being engaged.

So, my dear student, remember this:

When someone tells you to "Look For" something, they are asking you to actively search, seek, or pay attention to it. It could be a physical object or even the beauty and wonders of the world around you.

Now, go out there and "Look For" all the amazing things waiting for you!

Best regards,

Your awesome teacher


Revised and Fact checked by Mary Johnson on 2023-10-29 02:47:45

Look For In a sentece

Learn how to use Look For inside a sentece

  • When you are searching for your lost toy, you should look for it in every room of the house.
  • If you can't find your homework, you need to look for it in your backpack or on your desk.
  • When you want to buy a new book, you usually go to the library and look for the book on the shelves.
  • If you are playing hide and seek, you need to close your eyes and count, while others hide. Then you have to look for them and find where they are hiding.
  • When you are looking for your favorite shirt to wear, you should check your closet and your dresser.

Look For Synonyms

Words that can be interchanged for the original word in the same context.

Look For Hypernyms

Words that are more generic than the original word.

Look For Hyponyms

Words that are more specific than the original word.