English version

see about something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsee about something phrasal verb1 DEAL WITHto make arrangements or deal with something I’d better see about dinner.see about doing something Claire’s gone to see about getting tickets for the concert.2 we’ll see about that spoken a) STOP something THAT IS HAPPENING (also we’ll have to see about that) used to say that you do not know if something will be possible ‘I want to go to Joshua’s tonight.’ ‘Well, we’ll have to see about that.’ b) (also we’ll soon see about that) used to say that you intend to stop someone from doing what they were planning to do see→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
see about doing somethingKenji will have to see about getting a visa.we’ll see about that"I want to go to Joshua's tonight." "Well, we'll have to see about that."Kim wants to go to this party, huh? Well, we'll see about that!
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Verb table
see
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysee
he, she, itsees
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysaw
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave seen
he, she, ithas seen
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad seen
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill see
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have seen
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam seeing
he, she, itis seeing
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you, we, theyare seeing
Past
I, he, she, itwas seeing
you, we, theywere seeing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been seeing
he, she, ithas been seeing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been seeing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be seeing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been seeing
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