see over (someone or something)

see over (someone or something)

1. Literally, to look over the top of someone or something to see past or on the other side of them or it. I kept trying to see over the guy in front of me for the entire concert. You'll need a ladder to see over the wall.
2. To direct, supervise, or direct something; to oversee something. They've hired a new project manager to see over the project.
See also: over, see

see over something

to be able to have a view over something such as a wall, fence, etc. I couldn't see over the fence, but I could hear what was going on. We could not see over the wall.
See also: over, see