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6 English Phrasal Verbs With 'SEE'

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We have definitions for 6 phrasal verbs with 'SEE'

6 phrasal verbs with 'SEE'

See about

  1. Arrange, consider
    (Inseparable | International English)
    » Example: I'll SEE ABOUT whether we can manage it.

See into

  1. Accompany someone into an office
    (Separable [obligatory] | International English)
    » Example: Her secretary SAW me INTO her office.

See off

  1. Chase somebody or something away
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: A cat came into the back garden but the dog soon SAW it OFF.
  2. Go to the airport, station, etc., to say goodbye to someone
    (Separable [obligatory] | International English)
    » Example: I went to the station to SEE them OFF.

See out

  1. Accompany a guest to your front door when they are leaving your house
    (Separable [obligatory] | International English)
    » Example: Are you sure you're going? I'll get your coats and SEE you OUT.

See through

  1. Continue with something to the end
    (Separable [obligatory] | International English)
    » Example: They had a lot of difficulties in implementing the project, but the team SAW it THROUGH successfully.
  2. Realise someone is lying or being deceitful
    (Inseparable | International English)
    » Example: The police quickly SAW THROUGH her disguise and arrested her.

See to

  1. Deal with something
    (Inseparable | International English)
    » Example: He SAW TO the arrangements and everything ran smoothly and efficiently.

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