see for (oneself)

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see for (oneself)

To see or experience something firsthand as a means of proving to oneself that it is true or accurate. A: "Restarting the computer didn't fix the issue?" B: "See for yourself! It just keeps getting stuck." I couldn't believe that his car could actually park automatically, so I had to go over and see for myself.
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ˌsee for yourˈself

see or experience something yourself so that you will believe it is true: Don’t you believe she’s here? Well, come in and see for yourself.
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Ms Brown said the officer visited the property again in early August, and saw for herself the rubbish in the yard and later that month visited again where she spoke to Mr Gray.
The MP visited Smithy's and saw for herself that the owners were taking steps to make improvements after the Mail's investigation - including removing dirty mattresses and painting rooms - but the use of the shed building without authority was not acceptable.
During a recent three-week trip to New Zealand through a Stapleton Memorial Trust travel scholarship, Emily saw for herself what could be done.
A member of the task force, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat, saw for herself the state of tourism establishments in Siargao when she attended the wedding of a close friend last weekend.
Bautista, 72, just saw for herself a play adaptation of 'Desaparesidos' and a musical adaptation of 'Dekada '70,' both based on her novels.
"She saw for herself cars speeding up to get through the chicanes, where small children walk to school.
"One of Theresa May's first visits as Prime Minister was here and she saw for herself what is possible.
"She saw for herself how we make a real difference, working with government and employers, both to individual graduates and the communities of our region."
Witnessing the children's enthusiasm is pleasing for the school's digital technology lead Sam King, who saw for herself in New Zealand how well it could work.
"We are happy that the minister (Ms Al Saleh) saw for herself the plight of these women and the truth has now surfaced, which resulted in her decision.
Home Secretary Theresa May this week saw for herself how community groups in Birmingham were engaged in the battle against extremism and terrorism here.
Hobbs, a favourite of Duchess Kate, chose to work with MYB Textiles at Newmilns in Ayrshire after their lead designer visited the historic mill while on holiday and saw for herself the Nottingham lace looms installed at the factory in 1913.
She said she was able to visit Homs and parts of the suburb of Baba Amr, with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, and saw for herself the impact of the fighting.