To know that an end or success is near.
We thought we would never finish building the house, but now we can see daylight.
Sarah thought it would take forever to read the book for her report, but finally she saw daylight.
see the light at the end of the tunnel
To anticipate the happy resolution of a prolonged period of problems.
We've been paying on our house mortgage for many years, but at long last we can see the light at the end of the tunnel.
see the light of day
To be born or begun.
The children visited the old house where their great-grandfather first saw the light of day.
The party was a failure, and Mathilda wished her plan had never seen the light of day.
see the light
To understand or agree, often suddenly; accept another's explanation or decision.
I did not approve of his action, but he explained his reason and then I saw the light.
Bill wanted Harry to help him, but Harry wasn't in the mood until Bill offered to pay him. Then Harry saw the light.
Mary thought it was fun to date older boys but when they started drinking, she saw the light.
steal the spotlight
To attract attention away from a person or thing that people should be watching.
When the maid walked on the stage and tripped over a rug, she stole the spotlight from the leading players.
Just as the speaker began, a little dog ran up the aisle, and stole the spotlight from him.
The rear red light of a car.
My father was fined $15 for driving without a taillight.
To travel with very little luggage or with very little to carry.
Путешествовать с минимумом багажа; налегке.
Plane passengers must travel light.
Tom and Fred traveled light on their camping trip.
If you intend to go hiking, you'd better travel light.
Если ты намереваешься пойти в поход, тебе лучше пойти налегке.
I prefer traveling light. I don’t want to be anxious about loss of my belongings.
Я предпочитаю путешествовать налегке. Я не хочу беспокоиться о потере своих вещей.