see (something) in (something or someone)

phrasal verb
saw (something) in (something or someone); seen (something) in (something or someone); seeing (something) in (something or someone); sees (something) in (something or someone)

Definition of see (something) in (something or someone)

: to notice or perceive (something good or attractive) in (someone or something) I think their plan is crazy, but he apparently sees something in it. I can't understand what she sees in him.

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“See (something) in (something or someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/see%20%28something%29%20in%20%28something%20or%20someone%29. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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