be in search of
look through; go over carefully; look for
act of searching
"a thorough search of the ledgers revealed nothing"
"the outcome justified the search"
"they wrote a program to do a table lookup"
"his search for a move that would avoid checkmate was unsuccessful"
"right of search"
"The police are searching for clues"
"They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"
"We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest"
"Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!"
"the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project"
"He searched for information on his relatives on the web"
"Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness"
"The police searched the suspect"
"We searched the whole house for the missing keys"
Robin..absconded, and escaped all search.
出自： Sir W. Scott
Our discussion..has been a search after knowledge.
出自： B. Jowett
Without the computer, a visual search through printed lists would have been required.
Continued her search and eventually..found the thin volume.
出自： E. Baker
Final searches..made on the title deeds.
Frogmen..searched the wreckage and recovered the four bodies.
They've searched the island twiceshelicopters, dogs, the lot.
出自： P. B. Yuill
We searched in vain for the missing child.
She next searched for a piece of blotting paper.
She climbed the slippery slope with difficulty to search for herbs.
For over 100 years, men have been searching for gold in the hills.
The newly married couple searched for rooms more suited to their needs.
He who would search for pearls must dive below.
After he felt better, he searched for work at the various mills.
他感到好些后,就在各工厂找工作。 search sb/sth for sb/sth
The policemen searched them for concealed weapons.
In his off-hours he searched the public library for references.
She was searching the shops for Jim's present.
The villagers are helping to search the woods for the missing child.
I have searched my mind for a reason, but can't find one.
She searched his face for some indication of how he felt.
He searched out an old friend of his in a small town.
It took me several weeks to search out the book that I wanted.
They are trying to search out the few remaining errors in the script.
We have searched out all the facts we need.
The lawyer searched out the weaknesses in the witness's statement.
They have made up their minds to search out new techniques.
You can search through his autobiography without finding a single reference to his first wife.
你可以翻遍他的自传,可是你不会找到一点点有关他第一个妻子的情况。 search through sth for sb/sth
Police with dogs are searching through the building for the criminal.
I spent ten minutes searching through the drawer for the key, and it was in my pocket all the time!
I spent half an hour searching through dictionaries for the meaning of that word.
We are searching the house.
We are searching for the house.
We will search out the house.
She went about the garden in search for/of her lost ring.
误 They started off at once in search for the missing girl.
正 They started off at once in search of the missing girl.
析 in search of为固定短语,意思是“找寻”,其中的of不能换为for。