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Meaning of “seeing things” in the English Dictionary

"seeing things" in British English

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seeing things

If you are ​seeing things, you are ​imagining that things are ​happening when they are not: I could have ​sworn I ​saw Marie come in just now. I must have been ​seeing things.
(Definition of seeing things from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"seeing things" in American English

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seeing things

imagining that things are ​present or ​happening when they are not: Didn’t Maria come in just now? I must be ​seeing things.
(Definition of seeing things from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “seeing things”
in Chinese (Simplified) 产生幻觉…
in Chinese (Traditional) 産生幻覺…
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