Look out for

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Definition

to look out for: to seek, to be trying to find, to keep one's eyes open
idiom
I'm looking out for a new actress to star in my film. If you know any, please let me know.

to look out for (one's own interests): to concern oneself with, to be interested in, to pursue, to worry about, to care about (one's own interests)
idiom
I only look out for myself and my family, everything else is none of my concern.

Examples

  • "Southside Johnny is loyal to the family, but I got to look out for British Bob, because he's got his eyes on becoming the new Don."
  • "Curtis Blow : I'll be inspecting your facilities, looking out for any hazards, that sort of thing."
  • "He wants to be number one, so you've got to look out for him. But Frankie Fingers, down on Franklin Avenue, he's very ambitious."
  • "Philip : I'm just trying to look out for the financial concerns of this corporation."

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