One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Foresee or be prepared for an event, typically an unpleasant one.
- ‘Louise with her big mouth told him on Sunday so hopefully he saw it coming and prepared himself.’
- ‘In this film, that trust is broken and only one man, alone against the system, sees it coming.’
- ‘Meyerson and his team saw the problem coming quite a few years ago and prepared for it in advance.’
- ‘The dinosaurs could not see their nemesis coming, but we can.’
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