Specialists see various reasons for the recent surge in inflation.
I don't see the point in it really. It's just stupid.
He'd phoned Laura to see if she was better.
It'll be interesting to see how he responds.
'See the ability not the disability' my bottom.
Let me see, maybe we will be free Saturday morning.
She sees no further than her nose.
I can hardly see without my glasses.
When you see something, you notice it using your eyes.
You can't see colours at night...
I saw a man making his way towards me...
If you see someone, you visit them or meet them.
I saw him yesterday...
Mick wants to see you in his office right away...
If you see an entertainment such as a play, film, concert, or sports game, you watch it.
He had been to see a Semi-Final of the FA Cup...
It was one of the most amazing films I've ever seen.
If you see that something is true or exists, you realize by observing it that it is true or exists.
I could see she was lonely.
...a lot of people saw what was happening but did nothing about it...
If you see what someone means or see why something happened, you understand what they mean or understand why it happened.
Oh, I see what you're saying...
I don't see why you're complaining...
If you see someone or something as a certain thing, you have the opinion that they are that thing.
She saw him as a visionary, but her father saw him as a man who couldn't make a living...
They have a normal body weight but see themselves as being fat...
If you see a particular quality in someone, you believe they have that quality. If you ask what someone sees in a particular person or thing, you want to know what they find attractive about that person or thing.
Frankly, I don't know what Paul sees in her...
Young and old saw in him an implacable opponent of apartheid.
If you see something happening in the future, you imagine it, or predict that it will happen.
A good idea, but can you see Taylor trying it?...
We can see a day where all people live side by side.
If a period of time or a person sees a particular change or event, it takes place during that period of time or while that person is alive.
Yesterday saw the resignation of the acting Interior Minister...
He had worked with the General for three years and was sorry to see him go...
他与将军共事了 3 年，看他离去觉得很难过。
You can use see in expressions to do with finding out information. For example, if you say 'I'll see what's happening', you mean that you intend to find out what is happening.
Let me just see what the next song is...
Every time we asked our mother, she said, 'Well, see what your father says.'...
You can use see to promise to try and help someone. For example, if you say 'I'll see if I can do it', you mean that you will try to do the thing concerned.
I'll see if I can call her for you...
We'll see what we can do, miss.
If you see that something is done or if you see to it that it is done, you make sure that it is done.
See that you take care of him...
Catherine saw to it that the information went directly to Walter.
If you see someone to a particular place, you accompany them to make sure that they get there safely, or to show politeness.
He didn't offer to see her to her car...
'Goodnight.' — 'I'll see you out.'
If you see a lot of someone, you often meet each other or visit each other.
We used to see quite a lot of his wife, Carolyn...
We didn't see much of each other after that because he was touring.
If you are seeing someone, you spend time with them socially, and are having a romantic or sexual relationship.
My husband was still seeing her and he was having an affair with her.
Some writers use see in expressions such as we saw and as we have seen to refer to something that has already been explained or described.
We saw in Chapter 16 how annual cash budgets are produced...
在第 16 章我们了解了年度现金预算是怎样制订的。
Using the figures given above, it can be seen that machine A pays back the initial investment in two years...
See is used in books to indicate to readers that they should look at another part of the book, or at another book, because more information is given there.
Surveys consistently find that men report feeling safe on the street after dark. See, for example, Hindelang and Garofalo (1978)...
See Chapter 7 below for further comments on the textile industry.
有关纺织业的更多评论请参看下面第 7 章。
You can use seeing that or seeing as to introduce a reason for what you are saying.
He is in the marriage bureau business, which is mildly ironic seeing that his dearest wish is to get married himself...
Seeing as Mr Moreton is a doctor, I would assume he has a modicum of intelligence.
You can say 'I see' to indicate that you understand what someone is telling you.
'He came home in my car.' — 'I see.'
People say 'I'll see' or 'We'll see' to indicate that they do not intend to make a decision immediately, and will decide later.
We'll see. It's a possibility.
People say 'let me see' or 'let's see' when they are trying to remember something, or are trying to find something.
Let's see, they're six — no, make that five hours ahead of us...
让我想一想，他们比我们早 6 个——不，就算是早 5 个小时完成。
Now let me see, who's the man we want?
If you try to make someone see sense or see reason, you try to make them realize that they are wrong or are being stupid.
He was hopeful that by sitting together they could both see sense and live as good neighbours...
He tried again to get her to see reason.
You can say 'you see' when you are explaining something to someone, to encourage them to listen and understand.
Well, you see, you shouldn't really feel that way about it...
She was a prime target for blackmail, don't you see?
'See you', 'be seeing you', and 'see you later' are ways of saying goodbye to someone when you expect to meet them again soon.
'Talk to you later.' — 'All right. See you love.'
'No time for chattering now.' — 'Be seeing you, then.'
You can say 'You'll see' to someone if they do not agree with you about what you think will happen in the future, and you believe that you will be proved right.
The thrill wears off after a few years of marriage. You'll see.
vt. & vi.
看见; 观看, 参见, 看得见, 看, 有视力
It's so dark; I can't see.
I looked but saw nobody.
They saw the job had been done.
I am delighted to see all so happy.
I saw her face go pale.
I saw her lying there.
I see, you are on leave.
Can you see my point?
We don't see where to get assistance.
Let me see, what date are they leaving?
I saw the box as empty.
I don't see (it) good to tell you all my plans.
访问; 会见, 遇见, 碰到, 邂逅
I'm glad to see you.
I will come and see if it is true.
发生; 经历; 经受
Let's go and see a good picture.
Martin Luther King was seen as a hero of democratic movement.
Finally he was seen by the ambassador.
What do you see in her?
You're being seen through college by me!
Go to see for yourself!
1. the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
1. perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight;
- " "You have to be a good observer to see all the details" "
- " "Can you see the bird in that tree?" "
- " "He is blind--he cannot see" "
2. perceive (an idea or situation) mentally;
- " "Now I see!" "
- " "I just can't see your point" "
- " "Does she realize how important this decision is?" "
- " "I don't understand the idea" "
3. perceive or be contemporaneous with;
- " "We found Republicans winning the offices" "
- " "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school" "
- " "I want to see results" "
- " "The 1960 saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions" "
- " "I want to see results" "
4. imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind;
- " "I can't see him on horseback!" "
- " "I can see what will happen" "
- " "I can see a risk in this strategy" "
5. deem to be;
- " "She views this quite differently from me" "
- " "I consider her to be shallow" "
- " "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do" "
6. get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally;
- " "I learned that she has two grown-up children" "
- " "I see that you have been promoted" "
7. see or watch;
- " "view a show on television" "
- " "This program will be seen all over the world" "
- " "view an exhibition" "
- " "Catch a show on Broadway" "
- " "see a movie" "
8. find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort;
- " "I want to see whether she speaks French" "
- " "See whether it works" "
- " "find out if he speaks Russian" "
- " "Check whether the train leaves on time" "
9. come together;
- " "I'll probably see you at the meeting" "
- " "How nice to see you again!" "
10. be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;
- " "He verified that the valves were closed" "
- " "See that the curtains are closed" "
- " "control the quality of the product" "
11. go to see for professional or business reasons;
- " "You should see a lawyer" "
- " "We had to see a psychiatrist" "
12. go to see for a social visit;
- " "I went to see my friend Mary the other day" "
13. visit a place, as for entertainment;
- " "We went to see the Eiffel Tower in the morning" "
14. take charge of or deal with;
- " "Could you see about lunch?" "
- " "I must attend to this matter" "
- " "She took care of this business" "
15. receive as a specified guest;
- " "the doctor will see you now" "
- " "The minister doesn't see anybody before noon" "
16. date regularly; have a steady relationship with;
- " "Did you know that she is seeing an older man?" "
- " "He is dating his former wife again!" "
17. see and understand, have a good eye;
- " "The artist must first learn to see" "
18. deliberate or decide;
- " "See whether you can come tomorrow" "
- " "let's see--which movie should we see tonight?" "
19. observe as if with an eye;
- " "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it" "
20. observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect;
- " "The customs agent examined the baggage" "
- " "I must see your passport before you can enter the country" "
21. go or live through;
- " "We had many trials to go through" "
- " "he saw action in Viet Nam" "
22. accompany or escort;
- " "I'll see you to the door" "
23. match or meet;
- " "I saw the bet of one of my fellow players" "
24. make sense of; assign a meaning to;
- " "What message do you see in this letter?" "
- " "How do you interpret his behavior?" "
1. compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text)
as far as I can see
to the best of my understanding or belief 就我所知，据我看来
as I see it
in my opinion 在我看来
be seeing things
(I'll) be seeing you
another way of saying see you 再见
have seen better days
have declined from former prosperity or good condition 已经衰败；今不如昔
this part of South London has seen better days.
have seen it all before
be very worldly or very familiar with a particular situation 熟知；了解
let me see
said as an appeal for time to think before speaking 让我想想
Let me see, how old is he now?.
see a man about a dog
(humorous)said euphemistically when leaving to go to the toilet or keep an undisclosed appointment (幽默，婉)有点儿急事先行告辞
see eye to eye, see fit
said to give emphasis to a statement or command or to express a protest ［用以强调某一陈述，命令，或表示抗议］看看；瞧瞧，听着
now see here, you're going to get it back for me!.
see one's way clear to do (或doing) something
find that it is possible or convenient to do something (often used in polite requests) 有可能做某事；方便做某事（常用于礼貌请求中）
see someone coming
recognize a person who can be fooled or deceived 发现某人容易上钩
see something coming
foresee or be prepared for an event, typically an unpleasant one 预见某事快要发生，准备应对某事（尤指坏事）
see someone damned first
(Brit. informal)said when refusing categorically and with hostility to do what a person wants (英, 非正式)［用于恶意的断然拒绝］看某人先倒霉，绝不
词根: see =vision,表示"眼光；观察，看"
see 看, 看见, 了解
- 1. secondary electron emission 次级电子发射
- 2. stop-everything environmentalists 阻止一切的环境保护论者
- 3. survival, evasion and escape 幸存，回避与逃脱
- 4. systems efficiency expert(ise) 系统效率专门技术
a look see
Take a look-see at this one and see if you like it.
I took a long look-see through my binoculars.
Long time no see.
Long time no see! How are you?
see eye to eye
Gary and Walter see eye to eye on this question.
I cannot see eye to eye with him.
Old English sēon, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zien and German sehen, perhaps from an Indo-European root shared by Latin sequi 'follow'
Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French sed, from Latin sedes 'seat', from sedere 'sit'