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But their ability to foresee the future has been thrown into question, and their predictions sought a bit less as a result. The Sun (2017)But pretending to foresee the future is still a popular superstition. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The reason no one can absolutely predict behavior is that no one can foresee all circumstances. Preventing World War III - A Realistic Grand Strategy (1988)That is something no one could have foreseen. Times, Sunday Times (2011)No one foresaw this when they changed the law. The Sun (2016)But what about the accidental acts that no one could foresee? Times, Sunday Times (2016)And no one could have foreseen this? Times, Sunday Times (2016)No one foresaw his capacity to take punishment in the ring and to fight back against criticism out of it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The problems he foresaw haven't gone away. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Being able to foresee the future isn't part of our human condition. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The explanation that no one could have foreseen the credit crunch won't wash. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But there is something else too, which almost no one foresaw. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I also foresee massive problems for many denominations. Christianity Today (2000)What problems do you foresee? Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)He doesn't foresee a problem. The Sun (2008)I foresee problems in her suggestion. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I can foresee some terrible problems. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She foresaw its future as a superpower long before anyone else, and she witnessed at first hand the turbulence of its revolution. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If our supreme dictators cannot foresee a looming problem with this, we have not got a hope of controlling our welfare system. The Sun (2015)I couldn't possibly have foreseen what the future held. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I foresee a future working for the UN. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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British English: foresee /fɔːˈsiː/ VERB
If you foresee something, you expect and believe that it will happen.
He did not foresee any problems.
- American English: foresee
- Arabic: يَتَنَبَّأُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: prever
- Chinese: 预见
- Croatian: predvidjeti
- Czech: předvídat
- Danish: forudse
- Dutch: voorzien
- European Spanish: prever
- Finnish: ennakoida
- French: prévoir deviner
- German: vorhersehen
- Greek: προβλέπω
- Italian: prevedere
- Japanese: 予見する
- Korean: 예견하다
- Norwegian: forutse
- Polish: przewidzieć
- European Portuguese: prever
- Romanian: a prevedea
- Russian: предвидеть
- Latin American Spanish: prever
- Swedish: förutsäga
- Thai: รู้ล่วงหน้า
- Turkish: öngörmek
- Ukrainian: передбачати
- Vietnamese: thấy trước
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