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    "See" Usage

    I have a question about the usage of the verb "see" here:


    Tom Cruise told Yahoo Movies that a sequence in the upcoming Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation is “undoubtedly the most dangerous stunt I’ve ever done.” The scene in question, which can be seen at the end of the brand new trailer above, sees his character Ethan Hunt strapped to the side of an Airbus A400M plane as it takes off… and Cruise was doing it for real.
    I could not find a dictionary definition that would fit this usage of "see". What does "see" mean in this context? Could it be an error?

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    Re: "See" Usage

    It is not an error.


    • (transitive) to be characterized by: this period of history has seen much unrest
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    Re: "See" Usage

    @bhaisahab

    Definition C1 from that dictionary reads " to be the time or place when something happens". But a movie scene is not really a time or place.

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    Re: "See" Usage

    A movie scene is definitely a place.

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