Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “see sth through”

see sth through

phrasal verb with see     /siː/ verb (present participle seeing, past tense saw, past participle seen)
to continue doing a job or activity until it is finished , especially when it is difficult : The course would take me three years to complete , but I was determined to see it through.Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
(Definition of see sth through from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of see sth through

Translations of “see sth through”

Word of the Day

tie the knot

to get married

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More