Look forward to
Look forward to is a phrasal verb used to express excitement or anticipation that something is going to happen.
It is usually followed by verb + ing:
e.g. I’m looking forward to going on holiday this weekend.
It is often found at the end of formal written communication, and in this case is commonly followed by a noun phrase:
e.g. I look forward to your reply
You can use this phrasal verb to express this idea of pleasant anticipation in a variety of tenses:
I look forward to the price of avocados going down.
Are you looking forward to Murray's mid-winter Christmas lunch?
He looked forward to his boss getting a new job.
Anna's been looking forward to drinking a box of wine all day.
He had been looking forward to the new season of Game of Thrones for two years, until he stupidly read all the spoilers one night while drunk.