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  • v. Simple past of see through.


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  • He leaped on the troll shape he saw through the film of dust,

    A Spell For Chameleon

  • But also, when she swept back the voices and saw through the overlay of illusion, the pack-rat collection was real enough.


  • Wallowing around in the cushions, Barlow saw through a rear­view mirror a tremendous exhaust filled with brilliant white sparkles.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • Accordingly, on the afternoon of March 24, when the captain of UB-29 saw through his periscope a vessel about to enter Dieppe whose foredeck was crowded with figures whom the captain believed to be soldiers, he gave no warning and torpedoed the ship.

    Castles of Steel

  • She saw through his ploys immediately, angered afresh to see the Cleary clannishness as much in evidence with the girl as it had always been among the boys.

    The Thorn Birds

  • It had just become light on the morning of 6 May, when Oberfeldwebel Bix saw through his binoculars that the Russians were felling trees for a barricade.

    Panzer Aces

  • After walking Orlando Cabrera, the veteran Yankees left-hander then faced the American League Batting Champion, Joe Mauer, who lined the first pitch he saw through the hole at short for an RBI single.

    One Season

  • Unprepared for this, they started to turn to the south, but before their turns were complete, they saw through the mist the high bow waves of many British destroyers steaming directly toward them.

    Castles of Steel

  • He was assisted to his room, and the late Dr. Clubbe was sent for, who, after a little examination, saw through the case with great judgment.


  • He was, perhaps, partly influenced by the fact that he saw through the prejudiced eyes of his friend Von Buch.

    Louis Agassiz His Life and Correspondence


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