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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However, they had the merit of seeing for themselves that they had taken a false step--for, as you say, again, with plenty of time at their disposal, they never came near the house for weeks afterwards.
By spending time in the forest and seeing for themselves whats happening there, teachers gain an understanding that they can share with their students.
The work at the Ricoh is set for completion in June and earlier this week local councillors were seeing for themselves how work was progressing.
e game moves on so quickly and it is about trying to understand some of the nuances about what is happening, rather than just what they are seeing for themselves on the pitch - it is about the reasons why tackles are missed and scores happen, so hopefully I will be able to add my tuppence worth.
It means junior pupils are seeing for themselves how hard it is for lorry drivers to see pedestrians and cyclists.
Civilian members also spent time in the BAE Systems Hawk Synthetic Training Facility seeing for themselves how military aviators fly low level while maintaining a "safety bubble" around themselves and other users.
Derek Rowley, Sandwell Council's cabinet member for neighbourhood services, claims the food recycling container will help taxpayers save money by seeing for themselves how much food they chuck away.
Silverman continued, "We have reached the point where customers have completed various projects and tested our plastic building materials and railroad ties, seeing for themselves the value our products offer.
She said: "This year's Taste festival has been a huge hit with our shoppers; they have enjoyed the experience of sampling and seeing for themselves just what is available locally.
dence to buy much increased, so anyone who is interested in purchasing should take the opportunity of visiting The Curve soon and seeing for themselves the quality of lifestyle available," she said.
She said health authorities had been regularly doing the rounds of all schools and seeing for themselves the situation.
English and media teacher Joanne Hinshelwood said the students had enjoyed seeing for themselves how a show is put together.
We are giving away hundreds of pedometers online so people can have fun seeing for themselves how many steps they can clock up while they get active.
It is gratifying to be able to welcome our customers and be able to give them the chance to view the finished product, seeing for themselves the possibilities their prospective future home has to offer.
Once the children have achieved their swimming goals they will then have the prize of discovering snorkelling and seeing for themselves the beautiful landscapes of coral and busy populations of reef fish that surround their island home.