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see for yourself

This page is about the conversational phrase see for yourself

Meaning

You can say this when showing someone something you've told them about, esp. if they don't believe you.

For example

  • "Sophie wouldn't say something like that! She's a lovely girl."
    "See for yourself, then. There it is, in her email right there. See?"

  • My brother didn't believe me when I said I could see the rings around Saturn, so I gave him my telescope and said, "See for yourself, then!"

Quick Quiz

If someone says "See for yourself", they want to

a. show you something

b. see it with their own eyes

c. see one of your selfies

Contributor: Matt Errey