see daylight


: to be seen or used
Some of the stuff in that closet hasn't seen daylight since the 1970s.

Examples of see daylight in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One of the flight attendants could see daylight out of the back of the jet, and the cabin turned white as atmospheric air condensed. Andrew Zaleski, Popular Mechanics, 22 June 2023 But most of them have failed to see daylight. Ashraf Khalil, ajc, 21 Aug. 2022 Sometime this summer the bridge will see daylight as the lake level continues slipping. Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 20 June 2021 So if the GOP runs the Senate, Biden’s tax proposals would never see daylight. Joe Garofoli,, 7 Nov. 2020 Pittsburgh got a huge performance from backup running back Benny Snell and a lights-out run defense that never let the Giants' Saquon Barkley see daylight. Barry Wilner, Star Tribune, 19 Sep. 2020

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“See daylight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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