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Important notice

Good news! We have updated our writing tools. Writing Tips and The Canadian Style have been combined to create a new tool called Writing Tips Plus.

Don’t forget to update your bookmarks. Within a few weeks, Writing Tips will no longer be available.

To begin your search, go to the alphabetical index below and click on the first letter of the word you are searching for.

look for

To look for is to seek (a person or thing).

  • CBC North is looking for an Inuktitut–speaking television reporter for its news and current affairs programs.
  • Looking for an outlet for his pent–up energy, Colby took up mountain climbing.