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English definition of “see about sth”

see about sth

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with see   /siː/ (present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen) us  
to prepare for or deal with an action or event, or to arrange for something to be done: It's getting late - I'd better see about lunch. [+ -ing verb] You should see about getting your hair cut.
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