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see how it goes | see how things go

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase see how it goes | see how things go

Meaning

You can use this when saying it's best to wait and see how things develop before doing anything.

For example

  • "Do you really think this will work?"
    "Let's see how it goes. And if it doesn't work, we'll try something else."

  • "I don't think this new marketing plan's working."
    "Why don't we see how things go over the next few months, and then we'll know for sure."

Quick Quiz

If your boss says "Let's see how things go", he wants to

a. see more progress

b. make a decision right away

c. wait before deciding what to do

Contributor: Matt Errey