see to it

idiom

: to make sure that something is done
Can you see to it that everyone gets a copy of this memo?

Examples of see to it in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ask questions, be persistent, and if anything seems off-kilter, see to it right away. Mirjam Swanson, Orange County Register, 11 Apr. 2024 And so, the Schiff campaign is working hard to see to it that Steve Garvey makes the top-two. The Editorial Board, Orange County Register, 12 Feb. 2024 Young cowbirds see to it that all competition for food and host parent’s attention is eliminated. Taylor Piephoff, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Giant pandas typically spend much of their day eating, so the staff will see to it that the bears' routines don't change. Amy Eskind, Peoplemag, 8 Nov. 2023 In short, get politically active over the next 14 months and see to it others are engaged in the 2024 election as well. Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times, 20 Sep. 2023 All Nigerians who love democracy and freedom will see to it. Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY, 29 July 2023 America had proven dreams weren’t for us; Jim Crow would see to it they were crushed along with your spirit, if not flat-out killed. A.w. Davis, Harper's BAZAAR, 16 June 2023 America had proven dreams weren’t for us; Jim Crow would see to it they were crushed along with your spirit, if not flat-out killed. A.w. Davis, Harper's BAZAAR, 16 June 2023

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“See to it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/see%20to%20it. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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