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    "in search of" or "in search for"

    Which one is correct or preferred, "in search of" or "in search for". I think that the meaning of both are the same but "in search of" is more idiomatic or is there a difference between them?

    Thank you all the time in advance.

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    Re: "in search of" or "in search for"

    Quote Originally Posted by sky3120 View Post
    Which one is correct or preferred, "in search of" or "in search for". I think that the meaning of both are the same but "in search of" is more idiomatic or is there a difference between them?

    Thank you all the time in advance.
    "In search for" is wrong.

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    Re: "in search of" or "in search for"

    Thank you and I was about to add more. Then, how about " in the search for"? Can I use this phrase instead of "in search of"? Or context should be different because of "the"?

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    Re: "in search of" or "in search for"

    "The" would make it OK in certain context.

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