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not see beyond sth

disapproving
verb uk phrasal verb with see   /siː/ ( present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen) us  
to have your attention fixed on something and therefore be unable to consider other things: The government cannot see beyond next year's general election.
Translations of “not see beyond sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 只關心……
in Chinese (Simplified) 只关心……
(Definition of not see beyond sth phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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