see sb off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “see sb off” in the English Dictionary

"see sb off" in British English

See all translations

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…
What is the pronunciation of see sb off?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“see sb off” in British English

    Word of the Day


    A studious person enjoys studying or spends a lot of time studying.

    Word of the Day

    Tree huggers and climate change deniers
    Tree huggers and climate change deniers
    by Colin McIntosh,
    October 08, 2015
    The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

    Read More 

    face training noun
    face training noun
    October 05, 2015
    a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

    Read More