Definition of see something through in English:

see something through

phrasal verb

  • Persist with an undertaking until it is completed.

    • ‘The rest would stay on to see the factory through to its closure in the second half of 2005.’
    • ‘She has stayed on longer than planned to see the club through its move to the new facilities.’
    • ‘We're going to accept the risks, and we're going to see it through until the job is done.’
    • ‘Dutiful as ever, he will remain at Carlton until January to see the deal through.’
    • ‘Bush, he said, deserves the admiration of Americans for being willing to undertake the mission and see it through to the end.’
    • ‘They know that we must see this thing through, until we have a reliable guarantee up to 2010 and beyond.’
    • ‘It's a time to be staying there and seeing it through.’
    • ‘But the Dumbarton MSP will probably have to stay in place to see the campaign through.’
    • ‘Investors should also stay patient and see their scheme through to maturity to avoid heavy withdrawal penalties.’
    • ‘In the coming months, he will have to retain the support of the main sporting organisations if he is to follow orders and see the task through.’
    bring to completion, continue to the end, bring to a finish
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