Meaning of “see sth in sb/sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

see sth in sb/sth

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

to believe that someone or something has a particular quality:

I can't understand what you see in her (= why you like her).

(Definition of “see sth in sb/sth” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)