Seeing someone coming - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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see (one) coming
To view someone as being particularly gullible and thus easy to deceive, swindle, or exploit. The guys in that shop must have seen me coming, because they convinced me to buy the most expensive stuff they had.
see someone coming recognize a person who can be fooled or deceived. informal
see somebody ˈcoming (informal) know that somebody is innocent or stupid and decide to lie to them or cheat them: ‘I paid €500 for it, and it doesn’t work!’ ‘They must have seen you coming.’
References in periodicals archive
But there's nothing better than seeing someone coming
through from the youth team.
I would much rather be where I am, gaining ground on someone, than looking over my shoulder and seeing someone coming
from behind to catch me,'' Hahn said at a late afternoon news conference.
It is great seeing someone coming
into the centre who's totally broken with no sparkle, no hope, no future and no friends, and watching them slowly repair.
A caller to the Lost Hills sheriff's station reported seeing someone coming
off the trail who looked disheveled and was wearing clothing similar to what Perryman was last seen in, said family friend Larry Brambles.