ir en busca de

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ir en busca de
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. (general)
a. to go in search of
Un equipo de rescate fue en busca de los andinistas perdidos.A rescue team went in search of the missing mountaineers.
b. to go looking for
Fuimos a Uruguay en busca de un futuro mejor.We went to Uruguay looking for a better future.
c. to quest for
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
Los caballeros iban en busca del Santo Grial.The knights were questing for the Holy Grail.
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