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I am looking for my book.why use (looking) instead of search?

 

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    You could use either, but looking usually means you misplaced it or forgot where you left it. Searching implies it is really lost somewhere and you have to put more effort into finding it.

     

    both are fine, but "searching for" gives it higher importance or urgency than "looking for"

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