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English definition of “see sth out”

see sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with see   /siː/ (present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen) us  
to wait or last until the end of a difficult event or situation: The besieged town hasn't enough food to see the month out. They saw out the storm in the best shelter they could find.Continue and last
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