see and be seen

idiom

: to see and be noticed by important or fashionable people
We go to the club to see and be seen.

Examples of see and be seen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Evening Calma Beach Club One of the more contemporary restaurants on the island, Calma Beach Club is the place to see and be seen. Anna Haines, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 Farmers markets are the place to see and be seen, and tickets to the exclusive Tower Bridge gala dinner have replaced the Michael Kors purse as a status symbol for locals. Chris MacIas and Tim Swanson, Sacramento Bee, 31 Jan. 2024 Everyone else at the 2024 Golden Globes ceremony was there to see and be seen, but Kylie Jenner and Timothée Chalamet only had eyes for each other. Stephanie McNeal, Glamour, 8 Jan. 2024 Sitting courtside at a major sporting event is, of course, an opportunity for famous people to see and be seen (and occasionally revel in celebrity power couple status), which means fashion is always a consideration. Daniel Rodgers, Vogue, 4 Jan. 2024 If there is a place to see and be seen in Abu Dhabi, sitting under the fanciful string lights on this patio might just top the list. Ann Marie McQueen, Condé Nast Traveler, 28 Nov. 2023 Must order: Chorizo tacos 08 of 20 Bardot Brasserie Helmed by award-winning chef Michael Mina, this ritzy French brasserie inside the ARIA Resort & Casino is the place to see and be seen in Las Vegas thanks to its buzzy ambiance. Lauren Dana Ellman, Travel + Leisure, 7 Oct. 2023 Come evening, the rooftop bar is one of the city’s hottest places to see and be seen. Laura Itzkowitz, Robb Report, 25 Sep. 2023 The bus full of models pulled up to a crowd of people outside Delvey’s apartment ready and waiting to see and be seen. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 12 Sep. 2023 See More

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“See and be seen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/see%20and%20be%20seen. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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