see/think fit

see fit (to do something)

To consider (doing something) appropriate or desirable. Hopefully the boss sees fit to give us some extra time off for the holidays. Overall, I love having the flexibility to work the hours that I see fit.
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see fit (to do something)

to decide to do something. If I see fit to return, I'll bring Bill with me. She'll do it if she sees fit.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

see fit

Deem appropriate, as in He's entitled to divide up his property as he sees fit, or If we see fit to attend, we'll be there. This expression uses see in the sense of "view as," a usage dating from about 1325.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

see/think ˈfit (to do something)

(formal, often disapproving) think it is right or acceptable to do something: You obviously didn’t see fit to inform us of what you were going to do.You should warn her about his behaviour if you see fit.
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