Значение идиомы see through

[see through] {v.} 1. To understand the real meaning of or reasonfor; realize the falseness of.

Mother saw through Johnny’s excusesnot to go to bed on Christmas Eve. She knew he wanted to stay up tosee Santa Claus.

The teacher saw through the boy’s story of havingto help at home.

2. To do until finished; stay with untilthe end.

Once Charles started a job, he saw it through till it wasfinished.

3. To help and encourage through trouble ordifficulty.

Mrs. Miller saw Jane through her sickness.

When Mr. and Mrs. Brown lost their little girl, their friends saw them throughwith help and sympathy.

His business was about to fail, but hisbanker saw him through.

4. To be enough for; last.

This money willsee us through the week.

Here is a long report to type. Do youhave enough paper to see you through?

Compare: TIDE OVER.

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Значение идиомы see through