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    Not sure of the meaning of "see" in a headline

    Hi, I'm not sure what "sees" means in this headline, "London student demonstration sees arrests and scuffles."
    Does it mean to undergo or experience? And in this sense, does the verb see always precede a negative event?
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    Re: Not sure of the meaning of "see" in a headline

    Yes, it does- it is usually when something happens that the person/event/company, etc, has not control over. It is usually negative, but not always.

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    Re: Not sure of the meaning of "see" in a headline

    To clarify, Tdol's 'Yes' applies to the first question and not to the second. His second sentence responds to that.

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