Quick answer
"Forage" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "buscar", and "look for" is a transitive verb phrase which is also often translated as "buscar". Learn more about the difference between "forage" and "look for" below.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to search for food; used with "for")
a. buscar (transitive verb)
In addition to hunting for fish, these bears forage for berries in the woods.Además de cazar peces, estos osos buscan fresas en el bosque.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (animal feed)
a. el forraje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This beef comes from cows that subsist on top-quality forage.Esta carne procede de vacas que subsisten a base de forraje de primera calidad.
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to seek)
a. buscar
Will you help me look for my glasses?¿Me ayudas a buscar mis lentes?
2. (to hope for)
a. esperar
I was looking for some recognition for my contributions to the project.Esperaba algún reconocimiento por mi aporte al proyecto.
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