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It's a sense-related verb, related to [[sight]].  Compare [[look]] and [[watch]].
 
It's a sense-related verb, related to [[sight]].  Compare [[look]] and [[watch]].
  
See is an [[irregular verb]].  It has the 3rd person form "sees" (/si:z/), with the -ing form "seeing" (/si:jɪŋ(g)/).  It has the irregular preterite "saw" (/sɔ:/) and the irregular [[past participle]] "seen".
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See is an [[irregular lexical verb]].  It has the [[third person form]] "sees" (/si:z/), with the [[-ing form]] "seeing" (/si:jɪŋ(g)/).  It has the irregular preterite "saw" (/sɔ:/) and the irregular [[past participle]] "seen".
  
 
See can be used to introduce a relative clause, e.g. "I see that you've not done your homework again".
 
See can be used to introduce a relative clause, e.g. "I see that you've not done your homework again".
  
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Saw is a homograph and homophone with another irregular verb, [[saw]].
  
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Latest revision as of 09:01, 13 May 2020

See (/si:/) is an English verb.

It's a sense-related verb, related to sight. Compare look and watch.

See is an irregular lexical verb. It has the third person form "sees" (/si:z/), with the -ing form "seeing" (/si:jɪŋ(g)/). It has the irregular preterite "saw" (/sɔ:/) and the irregular past participle "seen".

See can be used to introduce a relative clause, e.g. "I see that you've not done your homework again".

Saw is a homograph and homophone with another irregular verb, saw.