in search of meaning

  "in search of" in a sentence
  • [American idiom]
    seeking or hunting something; trying to find something.
    They went into town in quest of a reasonably priced restaurant.
    Monday morning I'll go out in search of a job.

  • [American slang]
    or literary


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  1. wolves prowled the forest in search of prey.
  2. he has sailed the seven seas in search of adventure ..
  3. scientists are in search of a cure for the disease.
  4. balboa made up his mind to go at once in search of that sea.
  5. mammy would certainly come in search of her and bully her into the house.

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