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Discussion

Language level

Upper intermediate: B2

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Dear Team,
could you give me,please, an explanation about the use of ''see''in this:''This was a crucial vote, which may see a dramatic change...''.Is it here something like ''mean'',''seem',''show'','' indicate'' etc....,because I didn't find anything with this meaning anywhere I looked up in the dictionaries.Your explanations- even about not so important things - always help me catch useful tips in different uses of English.Thanks a lot.

Hello nikoslado,

The verb 'see' here is close to 'show' in meaning. It tells us what the speaker thinks is going to happen in the given time frame.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

all correct!

Task 1 : 6/6
Task 2 : 13/14

I usually see statistics about vote intention in the news. Also there are a lot of statistics about economic situation: unemployment rate, price growing rate,...