see to
phrasal to attend to ; care for

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  • see to — also[look to] {v.} To attend to; take care of; do whatever needs to be done about. * /While Donna bought the theatre tickets, I saw to the parking of the car./ Compare: SEE ABOUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • see to — also[look to] {v.} To attend to; take care of; do whatever needs to be done about. * /While Donna bought the theatre tickets, I saw to the parking of the car./ Compare: SEE ABOUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To see to — See See, v. i. 1. To have the power of sight, or of perceiving by the proper organs; to possess or employ the sense of vision; as, he sees distinctly. [1913 Webster] Whereas I was blind, now I see. John ix. 25. [1913 Webster] 2. Figuratively: To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • see to it — {v. phr.} To take care; take the responsibility; make sure. Usually used with a noun clause. * /We saw to it that the child was fed and bathed./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • see to it — {v. phr.} To take care; take the responsibility; make sure. Usually used with a noun clause. * /We saw to it that the child was fed and bathed./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • See — See, v. i. 1. To have the power of sight, or of perceiving by the proper organs; to possess or employ the sense of vision; as, he sees distinctly. [1913 Webster] Whereas I was blind, now I see. John ix. 25. [1913 Webster] 2. Figuratively: To have …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To see about a thing — See See, v. i. 1. To have the power of sight, or of perceiving by the proper organs; to possess or employ the sense of vision; as, he sees distinctly. [1913 Webster] Whereas I was blind, now I see. John ix. 25. [1913 Webster] 2. Figuratively: To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To see on — See See, v. i. 1. To have the power of sight, or of perceiving by the proper organs; to possess or employ the sense of vision; as, he sees distinctly. [1913 Webster] Whereas I was blind, now I see. John ix. 25. [1913 Webster] 2. Figuratively: To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To- — (?, see {To}, prep.), [AS. to asunder; akin to G. zer , and perhaps to L. dis , or Gr. ?.] An obsolete intensive prefix used in the formation of compound verbs; as in to beat, to break, to hew, to rend, to tear. See these words in the Vocabulary …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • to put It mildly — See: TO SAY THE LEAST …   Dictionary of American idioms

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