looking for

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Noun1.Looking for - the act of searching visuallylooking for - the act of searching visually  
search, hunting, hunt - the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
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Natasha looked joyfully at the familiar face of Pierre, "the buffoon," as Peronskaya had called him, and knew he was looking for them, and for her in particular.
The three soldiers wandered about for a minute or two, looking for them, and then quietly marched off after the others.
The Cat's head began fading away the moment he was gone, and, by the time he had come back with the Dutchess, it had entirely disappeared; so the King and the executioner ran wildly up and down looking for it, while the rest of the party went back to the game.
Dancers looking for jobs need agents to get them into "invited calls"--audition notices that go directly to the agencies and not to the trade magazines or dance-school bulletin boards.
A stewardess came by and asked us what we were looking for, and she immediately disappeared and reappeared with a flashlight.
We are really looking for the exceptional within each environment.
After she was gone, folks put Glenda Kendricks all over the South and as far west as Galveston: she was looking for her first love; some man come to town in a smoke-gray Lincoln, waving money around, and off she went; she took a bus for Texas, looking for a child she gave up when she was young.
Looking for a more in-depth look at the Agri-Marketing industry?--did you get a chance to check out the AgriMarketing Boot Camp in October?
"You have to get the skin specialists to describe what's happening unconsciously when they look at a lesion--get them to explain explicitly what the visual pattern is they're looking for," she says.
Thus, it is only natural that these companies are continuously looking for individuals who meet the same standards--or base line values that we referred to earlier--that the company has set for itself.
After three decades of successfully exploiting and marketing the male form, the magazine was looking for the jewel in its crown.
Find out what they would like to see in a speaker--what kind of topic, style, impact they are looking for? Find out if they have seen any great speakers recently.