see for (oneself)

(redirected from seeing for herself)

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.
See also: see

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.
See also: see
References in classic literature ?
She is making the tour du monde entirely alone, without even a soubrette to carry the ensign, for the purpose of seeing for herself a quoi s'en tenir sur les hommes et les choses- -on les hommes particularly.
Intrigued to hear a relative say "the roads were like rivers", four-year-old Tan insisted on seeing for herself.
It determined she was aware that they would die if they were left unattended in the apartment because she locked the door and went out after seeing for herself that the children were starving in a trash-littered room.
Bob Downer, chief executive of Blagdon Estate, said: "We are extremely honoured to be welcoming the Princess Royal to Northumberlandia, and very much hope she enjoys seeing for herself the unique artwork that has been created.
But now, after spending months comforting women with the implants and seeing for herself operations on ruptured implants, she has decided to have hers removed too.
After seeing for herself the outstanding level of care that was provided to patients and their families, she was determined that people here in the North East should also benefit from such a service.
Meriden MP Caroline Spelman, shadow Secretary of State for International Development, launched the drive after seeing for herself the conditions in refugee camps on the Pakistan-Afghan border.
After seeing for herself the outstanding level of care that was provided to patients and their families, Dorothy was determined that people in the North East should benefit from such a service.