Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “see sth through”

See all translations

see sth through

verb uk phrasal verb with see   /siː/ ( present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen) us  
to continue doing a job or activity until it is finished, especially when it is difficult: The course would take me three years to complete, but I was determined to see it through.
Translations of “see sth through”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指艱難地)堅持做完…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指艰难地)坚持做完…
(Definition of see sth through from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of see sth through?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

baby

a very young child, especially one that has not yet begun to walk or talk

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More