I don't understand the meaning of 'saw' in the following sentence.
'The crisis saw the US and Soviet Union go to the brink o'f nuclear war.'
Hmmmmmm, that's a brain twister, Pete. Basically it means,
Originally Posted by peter123
The crisis that happened allowed us to see the US and ...
Maybe 'crisis' is being personified here. The crisis [along with the rest of us] watched as the US and the ... .
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