French translation of 'look for'
inseparable transitive verblook
1. (= search for, = person, object) chercher
I’m looking for my passport. Je cherche mon passeport.
to be looking for work chercher du travail
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Example Sentences Including 'look for'
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Yana, being Yana, had immediately volunteered to help them look for the warehouse the next day.HAUNTED (2001)
'look for' in Other Languages
British English: look for /lʊk fɔː/ VERB
If you look for something, for example something that you have lost, you try to find it.
I'm looking for my keys.
- American English: look for
- Arabic: يَبْحَثُ عَنْ
- Brazilian Portuguese: procurar
- Chinese: 寻找
- Croatian: tražiti
- Czech: hledat
- Danish: lede efter
- Dutch: zoeken
- European Spanish: buscar mirar
- Finnish: etsiä
- French: chercher
- German: suchen
- Greek: αναζήτώ
- Italian: cercare
- Japanese: ･･･をさがす
- Korean: 찾다
- Norwegian: se etter
- Polish: poszukać
- European Portuguese: procurar
- Romanian: a căuta
- Russian: искать
- Spanish: buscar
- Swedish: leta efter
- Thai: มองหา
- Turkish: aramak
- Ukrainian: шукати
- Vietnamese: tìm kiếm
Translation of look for from the Collins English to French Dictionary