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English definition of “see about sth”

see about sth

informal phrasal verb with see     /siː/ verb (present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen)
to prepare for or deal with an action or event , or to arrange for something to be done: It's getting late - I'd better see about lunch . [+ -ing verb] You should see about gett ing your hair cut .Dealing with things or peopleActing and actsCoping and not copingTolerating and enduring
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