Looking forward is a common English phrasal verb that you have probably heard before. Let me explain the meaning and help you use it in your own English conversations just like a native speaker.
Looking forward (to something) means – to be excited about something that is going to happen in the future.
“I look forward to meeting your new girlfriend James, I’ve heard a lot about her.” ~ I’m excited to meet your new girlfriend.
“Greg has worked very hard this month. He is really looking forward to his holiday.” ~ He can’t wait to have time off from work.
*Notice that we are looking forward to noun *He is really looking forward to his holiday* OR we look forward to verb+ing *I look forward to meeting your new girlfriend James*
A: “You must be excited to go to Disneyland next week.”
B: “Yeah! I haven’t been there since I was young. I’m really looking forward to it!”
“My reports aren’t finished! I don’t look forward to explaining why they are not done at today’s meeting… The boss will be angry.”
|“I’m really looking forward to Hawaii!”|
What are you excited about? Is there anything you can’t wait for? What are you looking forward to?