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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysee to
he/she/itsees to
present participleseeing to
past tensesaw to
past participleseen to
  1. see to something to deal with or take responsibility for someone or something

    You try to get some sleep, I’ll see to the children’s breakfast.

    have/get something seen to:

    You’d better take her to hospital and get her ankle seen to.

    see to it that:

    I should have seen to it that she was told.

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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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