Фразеологизмы со словом see
A popular exclamation used when just about anything is lifted, particularly a small child raised to his or her highchair or bed.
"Upsee-daisy!" the nurse said with a smile on her face, as she lifted the baby from its bed.
can't see the wood for the trees
can't see the woods for the trees
can't see the forest for the trees
To be unable to judge or understand the whole because of attention to the parts; criticize small things and not see the value or the aim of the future achievement.
Не видеть за деревьями леса. Не быть в состоянии понять ситуацию в целом из-за того, что все внимание уделено мелочам.
Teachers sometimes notice language errors and do not see the good ideas in a composition; they cannot see the woods for the trees.
The voters defeated a bond issue for the new school because they couldn't see the forest for the trees; they thought of their taxes rather than of their children's education.
We should think of children's growth in character and understanding more than of their little faults and misdeeds; some of us can't see the wood for the trees.
The new manager found the situation so complicated that he couldn't see the wood for the trees.
Новому менеджеру ситуация показалась такой запутанной, что он сумел разглядеть ее причину.
cannot see one's hand in front of one's face
Ситуация очень плохой видимости, обычно из-за темноты или тумана. Эквивалент – "не видно ни зги".
I could not see my hands in front of my face because of the heavy rain.
Из-за проливного дождя было ни зги ни видно.
children should be seen and not heard
A command issued by adults to children ordering them to be quiet and not to interrupt. A proverb.
Your children should not argue so loudly. Haven't you taught them that children should be seen and not heard?
go to seed
run to seed
To grow seeds.
Onions go to seed in hot weather.
To lose skill or strength; stop being good or useful.
Sometimes a good athlete runs to seed when he gets too old for sports.
Mr. Allen was a good carpenter until he became rich and went to seed.
hear the beat
see the beat
To hear of or to see someone or something better or surpassing. Usually used in negative or interrogative sentences and often followed by of.
I never heard the beat! John swam all the way across the river. Did you ever hear the beat of it?
The juggler spun a table around on the tip of his finger. I never saw the beat of that.
let me see
let us see
Let us find out by trying or performing an action.
Let me see if you can jump over the fence.
Give me time to think or remember.
I can't come today. Let me see. How about Friday?
Let's see. Where did I put the key?
To watch over; attend to.
John's mother told him to look after his younger brother.
When he went to Europe, Mr. Jenkins left his son to see after the business.
Grandma will look after the baby while we go to the lecture.