One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Persist with an undertaking until it is completed.
bring to completion, continue to the end, bring to a finishView synonyms
- ‘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.’
- ‘We're going to accept the risks, and we're going to see it through until the job is done.’
- ‘It's a time to be staying there and seeing it through.’
- ‘Bush, he said, deserves the admiration of Americans for being willing to undertake the mission and see it through to the end.’
- ‘She has stayed on longer than planned to see the club through its move to the new facilities.’
- ‘Investors should also stay patient and see their scheme through to maturity to avoid heavy withdrawal penalties.’
- ‘The rest would stay on to see the factory through to its closure in the second half of 2005.’
- ‘But the Dumbarton MSP will probably have to stay in place to see the campaign through.’
- ‘They know that we must see this thing through, until we have a reliable guarantee up to 2010 and beyond.’
- ‘Dutiful as ever, he will remain at Carlton until January to see the deal through.’
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