see things

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

see things (third-person singular simple present sees things, present participle seeing things, simple past saw things, past participle seen things)

  1. (idiomatic) To have visual hallucinations.
    It was there before. I think I'm seeing things.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used chiefly in continuous tenses (seeing things).
  • Not all uses of "see" and "things" together will be idiomatic. For instance:
    "to see things (that) …" is likely literal.
    "to see things are …" is literally "to see that things are …"