look forward to

look forward to

Point 13 in the category of VERBS/phrasal-prepositional is defined as:

‘look forward to’ as a fixed expression followed by an ‘-ing’ form or noun phrase, usually at the end of correspondence.

PELIC STUDENT EXAMPLE:

I am looking forward to getting your letter.

Japanese female, level 3 writing class.


A search in iWeb for:

LOOK forward to * *

1 LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH 19046
2 LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU 10335
3 LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM 8571
4 LOOKING FORWARD TO WORKING WITH 5754
5 LOOKING FORWARD TO IT . 5698
6 LOOKING FORWARD TO THE NEXT 4880
7 LOOK FORWARD TO CONTINUING TO 3789
8 LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU 3364
9 LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU 3342
10 LOOK FORWARD TO THE NEXT 2845
11 LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING WHAT 2811
12 LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING THE 2765
13 LOOK FORWARD TO . 2519
14 LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING THE 2445
15 LOOK FORWARD TO HELPING YOU 2319
16 LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING WHAT 2288
17 LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING HOW 2179
18 LOOK FORWARD TO SERVING YOU 1956
19 LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU 1956
20 LOOK FORWARD TO THE DAY 1788
21 LOOKING FORWARD TO HEARING FROM 1681
22 LOOKING FORWARD TO IT , 1604
23 LOOKING FORWARD TO THE NEW 1588
24 LOOKS FORWARD TO WORKING WITH 1512
25 LOOK FORWARD TO MANY MORE 1504
26 LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING CLOSELY 1499
27 LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING HOW 1402
28 LOOK FORWARD TO READING YOUR 1383
29 LOOK FORWARD TO IT . 1357
30 LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR NEXT 1333
31 LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING BACK 1296
32 LOOK FORWARD TO IN THE 1284
33 LOOK FORWARD TO READING MORE 1256
34 LOOK FORWARD TO CONTINUING OUR 1246
35 LOOKING FORWARD TO IT ! 1215
36 LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING MORE 1199
37 LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOUR 1158
38 LOOK FORWARD TO THE OPPORTUNITY 1156
39 LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING TOGETHER 1150
40 LOOKING FORWARD TO THE CHALLENGE 1118
41 LOOK FORWARD TO GETTING TO 1103
42 LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT 1094
43 LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING YOU 1087
44 LOOKING FORWARD TO THE DAY 1069
45 LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING MORE 1002
46 LOOK FORWARD TO THE FUTURE 979
47 LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT YEAR 975
48 LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING YOUR 973
49 LOOKING FORWARD TO THE FUTURE 949
50 LOOK FORWARD TO SPEAKING WITH 932
51 LOOKING FORWARD TO THAT . 929
52 LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING YOU 910
53 LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR NEXT 908
54 LOOK FORWARD TO A LONG 903
55 LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING TO 886
56 LOOKING FORWARD TO MY NEXT 886
57 LOOKING FORWARD TO TRYING THIS 882
58 LOOKING FORWARD TO HAVING A 876
59 LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOUR 874
60 LOOK FORWARD TO LEARNING MORE 828
61 LOOK FORWARD TO PARTNERING WITH 821
62 LOOK FORWARD TO RECEIVING YOUR 795
63 LOOKING FORWARD TO READING MORE 770
64 LOOK FORWARD TO ASSISTING YOU 768
65 LOOK FORWARD TO BUILDING ON 752
66 LOOKING FORWARD TO . 740
67 LOOKING FORWARD TO TRYING IT 724
68 LOOKING FORWARD TO OUR NEXT 721
69 LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING MORE 716
70 LOOKING FORWARD TO BEING ABLE 716
71 LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS . 708
72 LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING ABOUT 704
73 LOOKING FORWARD TO THE MOST 702
74 LOOK FORWARD TO DOING BUSINESS 701
75 LOOK FORWARD TO BEING A 699
76 LOOKING FORWARD TO THE REST 683
77 LOOK FORWARD TO THE NEW 681
78 LOOKING FORWARD TO RETURNING TO 678
79 LOOKING FORWARD TO GOING BACK 670
80 LOOKING FORWARD TO A NEW 663
81 LOOKING FORWARD TO THIS ONE 649
82 LOOKING FORWARD TO USING IT 646
83 LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING WITH 643
84 LOOKING FORWARD TO BEING A 642
85 LOOKING FORWARD TO THE OPPORTUNITY 640
86 LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING THIS 634
87 LOOK FORWARD TO A GREAT 626
88 LOOK FORWARD TO GOING TO 621
89 LOOKING FORWARD TO TRYING OUT 621
90 LOOK FORWARD TO BEING ABLE 618
91 LOOKING FORWARD TO LEARNING MORE 605
92 LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING IT 598
93 LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING THEM 591
94 LOOKING FORWARD TO MANY MORE 571
95 LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR RESPONSE 568
96 LOOK FORWARD TO MY NEXT 564
97 LOOK FORWARD TO CONTINUING THE 559
98 LOOKING FORWARD TO GOING TO 559
99 LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING IT 555
100 LOOKING FORWARD TO CONTINUING TO 553


1 . I LOOK FORWARD TO 37697
2 . WE LOOK FORWARD TO 36814
3 I ‘M LOOKING FORWARD TO 26310
4 I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO 23121
5 AND I LOOK FORWARD TO 21960
6 AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO 21334
7 WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO 14002
8 ” WE LOOK FORWARD TO 8861
9 WE ‘RE LOOKING FORWARD TO 8314
10 WE LOOK FORWARD TO 8294
11 I LOOK FORWARD TO 8112
12 , I LOOK FORWARD TO 6579
13 , WE LOOK FORWARD TO 5981
14 ” I LOOK FORWARD TO 5742
15 ‘M REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO 5692
16 , AND LOOK FORWARD TO 5664
17 SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO 5632
18 I WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO 5346
19 . IM LOOKING FORWARD TO 5315
20 VERY MUCH LOOKING FORWARD TO 4648
21 ! I LOOK FORWARD TO 4438
22 YOU CAN LOOK FORWARD TO 4356
23 AM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO 4048
24 . LOOKING FORWARD TO 3540
25 IM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO 3363
26 AND AM LOOKING FORWARD TO 3235
27 AND IM LOOKING FORWARD TO 3089
28 ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO 3037
29 ! WE LOOK FORWARD TO 2925
30 I ALWAYS LOOK FORWARD TO 2790
31 AND ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO 2779
32 WAS REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO 2712
33 AND IS LOOKING FORWARD TO 2506
34 HE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO 2183
35 WE CAN LOOK FORWARD TO 1993
36 HE WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO 1813
37 – WE LOOK FORWARD TO 1774
38 ARE REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO 1708
39 IM LOOKING FORWARD TO 1683
40 I REALLY LOOK FORWARD TO 1677
41 HE ‘S LOOKING FORWARD TO 1557
42 , IM LOOKING FORWARD TO 1488
43 VERY MUCH LOOK FORWARD TO 1441
44 HAVE BEEN LOOKING FORWARD TO 1419
45 WILL BE LOOKING FORWARD TO 1414
46 HAVE TO LOOK FORWARD TO 1406
47 SHE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO 1393
48 YOU MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO 1355
49 AND WERE LOOKING FORWARD TO 1308
50 YOU ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO 1296
51 – I LOOK FORWARD TO 1285
52 . WERE LOOKING FORWARD TO 1190
53 LOT TO LOOK FORWARD TO 1186
54 AM SO LOOKING FORWARD TO 1179
55 ‘VE BEEN LOOKING FORWARD TO 1147
56 , AND LOOKING FORWARD TO 1097
57 SO I LOOK FORWARD TO 1069
58 THAT I LOOK FORWARD TO 1059
59 BUT I LOOK FORWARD TO 1042
60 WE ALL LOOK FORWARD TO 1033
61 ‘RE REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO 1029
62 AND WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO 1026
63 AS WE LOOK FORWARD TO 1008
64 MUCH TO LOOK FORWARD TO 973
65 HAD BEEN LOOKING FORWARD TO 963
66 THINGS TO LOOK FORWARD TO 951
67 SO IM LOOKING FORWARD TO 926
68 ! IM LOOKING FORWARD TO 912
69 . REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO 910
70 ARE ALL LOOKING FORWARD TO 881
71 THEY ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO 872
72 YOU ‘RE LOOKING FORWARD TO 867
73 ? I LOOK FORWARD TO 806
74 I WILL LOOK FORWARD TO 806
75 ” IM LOOKING FORWARD TO 791
76 SHE WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO 780
77 CAN ALSO LOOK FORWARD TO 779
78 WE WERE LOOKING FORWARD TO 774
79 WERE REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO 771
80 , AND LOOKS FORWARD TO 756
81 . LOOK FORWARD TO 693
82 . SHE LOOKS FORWARD TO 685
83 I ALSO LOOK FORWARD TO 683
84 SHE ‘S LOOKING FORWARD TO 678
85 ‘M NOT LOOKING FORWARD TO 658
86 WAS SO LOOKING FORWARD TO 644
87 I ACTUALLY LOOK FORWARD TO 636
88 AM NOT LOOKING FORWARD TO 634
89 IVE BEEN LOOKING FORWARD TO 634
90 , IS LOOKING FORWARD TO 616
91 ! LOOKING FORWARD TO 602
92 SOMETHING I LOOK FORWARD TO 592
93 . HE LOOKS FORWARD TO 588
94 ‘LL BE LOOKING FORWARD TO 580
95 BUT IM LOOKING FORWARD TO 571
96 ARE ALREADY LOOKING FORWARD TO 566
97 I ‘LL LOOK FORWARD TO 556
98 I DO LOOK FORWARD TO 555
99 AM ALSO LOOKING FORWARD TO 554
100 FANS CAN LOOK FORWARD TO 550


A2:

able, actually, already, building, fans, future, most, out, receiving, rest, returning, serving, so, trying

B1:

challenge, continuing, forward, opportunity, welcoming

B2:

assisting, closely, response


EXPERT EXAMPLE:

Seor Richards is looking forward to finishing the season strong with his teammates and,

more importantly, his students, before considering his future on the gridiron.

americanfootballinternational.com

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