One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Imagine that one can hear (or see) something that is not in fact there.‘the first time I spotted a puffin I thought I was seeing things’
- ‘At first I thought I was hearing things or maybe it was crows or seagulls.’
- ‘She is hearing things, imagining them, she knows she is.’
- ‘I was going to tell her she was hearing things and to go back to sleep when I heard the sound of breaking furniture below.’
- ‘Mark shook his head once again, as if he were seeing things.’
- ‘I convinced myself that I was seeing things and kept walking.’
- ‘I stared at her and wondered if I was seeing things.’
- ‘He blinked and then refocused, convinced he was seeing things.’
- ‘Approaching the bridge, we thought we were seeing things!’
- ‘She thought she was seeing things until another bolt of lightening lit up the room.’
- ‘At first Melissa had always said Leah was seeing things, now she knew Leah was telling the truth.’
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