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English definition of “not see beyond sth”

not see beyond sth

disapproving phrasal verb with see     /siː/ verb (present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen)
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 .Continually thinking about
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