French translation of 'see through'
inseparable transitive verb
(= not be taken in by) [scheme, excuses, deception, lie] voir clair dans
I can see through your little game. Je vois clair dans ton petit jeu.
We could see right through him. Nous lisions en lui comme dans un livre ouvert.
separable transitive verbsee
1. (= complete) [project, job, task] mener à bien
I’m determined to see it through. Je suis déterminé à aller jusqu’au bout.
2. (= sustain) [person] permettre de tenir
His resilience saw him through. Son endurance lui a permis de tenir.
to see sb through sth (= help) soutenir qn dans qch
He saw me through all the hard times. Il m’a soutenu dans tous les moments difficiles.
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Example Sentences Including 'see through'
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Although I’m really beginning to see through it a little, too.Anne of Green Gables (1872)
A good way to see through the fog of war.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Get your thinking cap on, as all your plans need to be seen through to the end.The Sun (2015)
Nine tricks and perfectly done - as though he'd seen through the backs of the cards.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The sixth sense that helps you see through people's smiles to their true feelings is switched on.The Sun (2011)
This helps you see through excuses and get the action you need.The Sun (2011)
What I liked about the first series was that it was about a time seen through advertising.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
And with the clarity that comes with time, they saw through it.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
But you've got to see through that and know that you can turn it around.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
At work, you see through flattery and know who really has your interests at heart.The Sun (2007)
It was a long and tough fight, which she planned meticulously and saw through to the end.The Sun (2015)
The best thing a government can do to help is to see through necessary improvements to the nation's infrastructure.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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'see through' in Other Languages
British English: see-through /ˈsiːˌθruː/ ADJECTIVE
See-through clothes are made of thin cloth, so that you can see a person's body or underwear through them.
...a see-through veil.
- American English: see-through
- Arabic: شَفَّاف
- Brazilian Portuguese: transparente
- Chinese: 透明的
- Croatian: proziran
- Czech: průhledný
- Danish: gennemsigtig
- Dutch: doorzichtig
- European Spanish: transparente
- Finnish: läpinäkyvä
- French: transparent
- German: durchsichtig
- Greek: διαφανής
- Italian: trasparente
- Japanese: 透けて見える
- Korean: 투명한
- Norwegian: gjennomsiktig
- Polish: przezroczysty
- European Portuguese: transparente
- Romanian: transparent
- Russian: прозрачный
- Spanish: transparente
- Swedish: genomskinlig
- Thai: โปร่งใส
- Turkish: transparan
- Ukrainian: прозорий
- Vietnamese: trong suốt
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Translation of see through from the Collins English to French Dictionary