see things

see things

1. to notice something, esp. something that someone else would not notice And when I'm playing hockey, my eyes watch the puck, and I see things I hardly realize I'm seeing.
2. to imagine something is present or happening when it is not Everyone is afraid of something, and most people see things at one time or another.
See also: see, thing
References in classic literature ?
He said he could see things in them," said Captain Jim slowly.
Another useful trait for a leader during uncertain and chaotic times is the ability to see things as they really are, rather than as we wish or believe them to be.
After spending most of a year writing about gay health issues, Shalit hopes that readers will see things his way too.