see (one) right

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see (one) right

To ensure that someone is treated favorably, respectfully, or fairly. Tell the concierge that I sent you. He'll be sure to see you right. I promise to see your family right should anything ever happen to you.
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see someone right

make sure that a person is appropriately rewarded or looked after. British informal
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Just don't try to wheedle them out of Mom anymore, and don't kid yourself: She always saw right through that trick.
THE 1997 Derby final saw Right To Apply finish third for owners Ernie and Dolores Gaskin in the care of trainer Frazer Black.
"Texaco's lack of diversity was not just a social issue for me; it was also an economic issue, because you saw right away when that issue was disclosed that Texaco's stock dropped in the market and investors and customers pulled away." McCall leveraged public outrage and the total divestiture of Texaco stock from the pension fund's portfolio to extract a public apology from Bijur while pushing for the development of new internal measures to prevent such discrimination from happening at the company again.
Borne and his collaborators note that the galaxy's interior contains so little dust that Hubble's wide-field and planetary camera saw right through it, imaging a more distant galaxy that lies directly behind the Cartwheel.
"I always kill the saw right away when one starts after me," said the Woodman.
I went to Iceland to learn about glaciers and I abseiled down a huge crevasse - it was 20ft deep - and saw right into the ice, which was amazing but quite scary.