see someone coming

see someone coming
recognize a person who can be fooled.
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  • see someone coming (a mile off) — british spoken phrase to realize that someone is very easy to trick or cheat They charged you £50 for that? They must have seen you coming! Thesaurus: easy to trick or deceivesynonym Main entry: see …   Useful english dictionary

  • see someone coming — recognize a person who can be fooled or deceived …   Useful english dictionary

  • see someone for dust — (not) see (someone) for dust British & Australian, informal if you say that you won t see someone for dust, you mean that they will leave a place very quickly, usually in order to avoid something. If you tell her that Jim s coming, you won t see… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not see someone for dust — (not) see (someone) for dust British & Australian, informal if you say that you won t see someone for dust, you mean that they will leave a place very quickly, usually in order to avoid something. If you tell her that Jim s coming, you won t see… …   New idioms dictionary

  • see — I UK [siː] / US [sɪ] verb Word forms see : present tense I/you/we/they see he/she/it sees present participle seeing past tense saw UK [sɔː] / US [sɔ] past participle seen UK [siːn] / US [sɪn] *** 1) [transitive, never progressive] to notice… …   English dictionary

  • see — I. /si / (say see) verb (saw, seen, seeing) –verb (t) 1. to observe, be aware of, or perceive, with the eyes. 2. to look at; make an effort to observe in this way. 3. to imagine, remember, or retain a mental picture of: I see the house as it used …  

  • see — see1 verb (sees, seeing, saw; past participle seen) 1》 perceive with the eyes.     ↘watch (a game, film, or other entertainment).     ↘experience or witness (an event or situation). 2》 deduce after reflection or from information.     ↘ascertain… …   English new terms dictionary

  • see — see1 W1S1 [si:] v past tense saw [so: US so:] past participle seen [si:n] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(notice/examine)¦ 2¦(notice something is true)¦ 3¦(ability to see)¦ 4¦(find out information)¦ 5¦(in the future)¦ 6¦(where information is)¦ 7¦(understand)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • see — 1 /si:/ verb past tense saw past participle seen /si:n/ UNDERSTAND/REALIZE 1 (I, T) to understand or realize something: I can see that you re not very happy with the situation. | Seeing his distress, Louise put her arm around him. (+ why/what/who …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • see — see1 [ si ] (past tense saw [ sɔ ] ; past participle seen [ sin ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 notice with eyes/look at ▸ 2 meet/visit someone ▸ 3 for more information ▸ 4 understand something ▸ 5 consider particular way ▸ 6 imagine someone/something ▸ 7 find… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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