see sb off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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see sb off

phrasal verb with see uk   us   /siː/ verb (present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen)

see sb off (SAY GOODBYE)

B2 to go to the ​place that someone is ​leaving from in ​order to say ​goodbye to them: My ​parentssaw me off at the ​airport.

see sb off (GET RID OF)

UK to ​send away someone who is ​attacking you or who is not ​wanted, usually ​forcefully: The ​caretakerran out and ​saw off the ​boys who had been ​damaging the ​fence.
(Definition of see sb off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “see sb off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 送行, 为(某人)送行…
in Turkish uğurlamak, yolcu etmek, uğurlamaya gitmek…
in Russian провожать кого-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 送行, 爲(某人)送行…
in Polish odprowadzać kogoś…
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