see someone out

see someone out
Brit.
(of an article) last longer than the remainder of someone's life.
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  • see someone out — Brit. (of an article) last longer than the remainder of someone s life no point in fixing the gate, it ll see me out …   Useful english dictionary

  • ˌsee sb ˈout — phrasal verb to go with someone to the door when they are leaving in order to say goodbye to them My secretary will see you out.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • see someone/something out of the corner of one's eye — see someone/something out of (or from) the corner of one s eye see someone or something at the edge of one s field of vision …   Useful english dictionary

  • feel someone out — feel (someone) out to try to find out someone s opinions or thoughts without being obvious. Why don t you feel them out to see if they ll invite me too? I need time to feel out the boss before asking for more money …   New idioms dictionary

  • ace someone out — tv. to maneuver someone out; to win out over someone. (See also aced; ace.) □ I plan to ace you out in the first lap. CD Martha aced out Rebecca to win the first place trophy …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • punch someone out — tv. to knock someone out. (See also punch someone’s lights out.) □ He threatened to punch me out. CD The thug punched out the cop and ran down an alley …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • duke someone out — tv. to knock someone out. (See also dukes.) □ Wilbur tried to duke the guy out first. CD Bob duked out the mugger with a jab to the cheek …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • see someone through — SUSTAIN, encourage, buoy up, keep going, support, be a tower of strength to, comfort, help (out), stand by, stick by. → see * * * support a person for the duration of a difficult time …   Useful english dictionary

  • leave someone out in the cold — phrase to deliberately not include someone in an activity or group If Britain does not work with the rest of Europe, it could be left out in the cold. Thesaurus: to not include something or someonesynonym Main entry: cold * * * leave (someone)… …   Useful english dictionary

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