see/think fit


: to choose to do something because one thinks it is right or appropriate
She can spend her money as she sees fit.
They might see fit to make some adjustments.

Examples of see/think fit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And because the landscape is constantly in flux — as levees, berms and ditches are built, cut and rerouted as private landowners see fit — residents, lawmakers and water managers were unable to plan for and mitigate the damage as the floodwaters poured in. Jessica Garrison, Los Angeles Times, 28 Sep. 2023 The Zimmermans, Van Astens and other families say they should be allowed to host the children until the end of the war, guaranteeing to return them to Ukraine when Kyiv authorities see fit to resume the adoption process. David L. Stern, Washington Post, 3 Sep. 2023 If failures continue to pile up over time, the public will demand change, and to meet that need, Congress and the president may see fit to regulate more extensively. Noah Feldman Bloomberg Opinion, Star Tribune, 24 Feb. 2021 To a degree unlike Instagram or YouTube, Reddit owes its rise to the volunteer work of many of its users who bore the costs of developing features that the company did not see fit to invest in. Brian Fung, CNN, 12 June 2023 With that, fans may want to prepare for a show that adheres to HBO’s respect for brevity and willingness to allow series to end when the creators see fit (see: Watchmen, Succession) rather than artificially dragging it on forever (see: anything on Showtime). Christopher Cruz, Rolling Stone, 15 Mar. 2023 Ford didn't see fit to endow the Tremor with a sport mode, which seems a shame for a truck that, in 2.0 FX4 trim, hit 60 mph in 5.9 seconds. Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, 2 Feb. 2023 As council members see fit, the argument is that their constituents are not being adequately served by the administration, and this money would be used to provide services that the administration is failing to provide. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 24 Jan. 2023 The narrative gods now see fit to burden John Dutton another way—by ruining his business. Joshua St. Clair, Men's Health, 19 Dec. 2022 See More

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“See/think fit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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