[Idiom] See someone through

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Pavel H

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I´d like to ask if the idiom "to see someone through (a difficulty)" is an Americanism. Thanks.
 

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It looks vaguely British to this American.
 

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It doesn't look particularly natural to me. Can you give us a complete sentence to work with?
 

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I don't see anything unnatural in BrE with the idea of seeing someone through a difficult time.
 

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I don't see anything unnatural in BrE with the idea of seeing someone through a difficult time.

Then I guess it's just a phrase I don't tend to use.

I would see a situation/project through.
I would help someone through a difficult time.
 

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Well, that's me- all heart and sympathy. :-D
 
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