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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The title of World Scotch Pie Champion is highly sought after, and this year I am looking forward to seeing for myself some of the best products on the market, and to finding out in January who the judges pick out as having produced something that I know will be world-class.
The number of cameras employed makes sure I don't miss a single detail of the game, but for some reason, the TV company thinks it necessary to employ an army of commentators, working in pairs, to tell me what I'm seeing for myself.
All the photos, sketches, and images cannot replace the feeling of seeing for myself shadows cast by lunar mountains, or the diamond-dust glitter of a globular cluster.
I also look forward to seeing for myself the progress that has been registered and thank you for reporting on all the success stories.
She said: "I wanted to help to raise much needed-funds for the charity after seeing for myself the great work they do.
He added: "I had been a wee bit disappointed about not having scored this season but seeing for myself the self-belief of the Arsenal players taught me something.