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Meaning of "to be seeing things" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TO BE SEEING THINGS

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WHAT DOES TO BE SEEING THINGS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to be seeing things in the English dictionary

The definition of to be seeing things in the dictionary is if you say that someone is seeing or hearing things, you mean that they believe they are seeing or hearing something that is not really there.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO BE SEEING THINGS

to be in the driving seat
to be mixed up in sth
to be mixed up with sb
to be none too pleased
to be off limits
to be off the radar
to be on the front burner
to be on the naughty step
to be on the radar
to be on the rocks
to be pleased with yourself
to be reckoned with
to be reliably informed
to be sadly missed
to be sadly mistaken
to be sb´s second home
to be singing from the same hymn sheet
to be sure
to be the best thing since sliced bread
to be within your rights to do sth

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO BE SEEING THINGS

bright young things
crunchings
crutchings
fleshings
fletchings
furnishings
Kings
plenishings
pork scratchings
ratings
savings
soft furnishings
Springs
sweet nothings
tea-things
teachings
things
underthings
wings
Writings

Synonyms and antonyms of to be seeing things in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «to be seeing things» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TO BE SEEING THINGS

Find out the translation of to be seeing things to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of to be seeing things from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «to be seeing things» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

是看花眼
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

estar viendo cosas
570 millions of speakers

English

to be seeing things
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चीजों को देखकर किया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أن تكون رؤية الأشياء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

быть видеть вещи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

estar vendo coisas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জিনিষ দেখতে দেখা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

être voir les choses
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk melihat perkara-perkara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zu sein, die Dinge zu sehen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

物事を見ることであると
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

일을 보고 할 수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo ndeleng barang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

để được nhìn thấy những điều
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விஷயங்களைப் பார்க்க வேண்டும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गोष्टी पाहणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Şeyleri görmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

essere vedere le cose
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

się widzieć rzeczy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бути бачити речі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

să fi văzut lucruri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να βλέπουμε τα πράγματα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

te word om dinge te sien
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

att se saker
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

å være å se ting
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of to be seeing things

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO BE SEEING THINGS»

The term «to be seeing things» is very widely used and occupies the 16.445 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TO BE SEEING THINGS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about to be seeing things

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO BE SEEING THINGS»

Discover the use of to be seeing things in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to be seeing things and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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English/German Dictionary of Idioms: Supplement to the ...
(sehr) gut reden not to be able to sec the most obvious things Sache: die handgreiflichsten Sachen nicht sehen/... to see/to be seeing things Mäuse: Mäuse merken • Mäuse: weiße Mäuse sehen are you/is John/... seeing things? Männer- chen: ...
Professor Hans Schemann, 2013
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THE GATEKEEPER (The Journey Begins)
Did you asked to be seeing things? I certainly never asked to be seeing these things that puts me at odd with my community, people called me a witch and treated me with contempt just because I could see what they couldn't. Unless someone ...
Rene W. Fonyuy
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Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Index
This nirvana is said to be 'seeing things the way they really are', that is, seeing emptiness, the absence of Self (see Nirvana). Already, therefore, we can detect the use of 'emptiness' to designate the ultimate truth, that is, what is ultimately the  ...
Edward Craig, 1998
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The Philosophers : Their Lives and the Nature of their ...
Understanding philosophy then turns out to be seeing things precisely and saying what one sees and has somehow always known. A Conjecture on Philosophical Atomism The examples I have given of the relevance of style complete my ...
Ben-Ami Scharfstein Professor of Philosophy Tel-Aviv University, 1980
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Realism and Anti-Realism in the Philosophy of Science
(Hallucinators, who are commonly said to be 'seeing things', do not see things at all, they just may mistakenly think that they do!) Fine may not be seeking to revive the theory of sense-data - but he arrives at something pretty close to it.
Robert S. Cohen, Risto Hilpinen, Ren-Zong Qiu, 1996
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Journey From Banna: My Life, Times, and Adventures
At the same time, I was to be seeing things in the region that would be of prime narcotics concern. I had little prior travel in that area of Laos, but I had been picked by PSD to accompany Krogh and his group because I could get along in the ...
Gordon Young, 2011
7
The Hijacking of the American Political System
Their emotional attachment to a party of self-destruction, and in their continued pursuit of racial superiority, has driven them into frenzy to be seeing things that are not even there. Instead of using their senses to guide them, they are pandering ...
Kodzo Mawusi, 2011
8
Changing the Method of Change
They don't seem like the same people they used to be. Seeing things through the eyes of the converts themselves, we can imagine them being saved and then going to visit family. They might get comments from certain members who say, ...
Steve Gill, 2009
9
Landscape with Landscape
I seemed suddenly to be seeing things clearly after many hours or even days of drunkenness and confusion. I could not remember how the woman and I came to be where we were, but I understood that she wanted me to take her further into ...
Gerald Murnane, 2003
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Cather Studies: Willa Cather As Cultural Icon
The young man, who had been deeply touched and inspired by the divine beauty of that woman in rags and had written a poem about her and the child, "seemed to be searching for something, to be seeing things, and believing infinitely.
Cather Studies, Guy J. Reynolds, 2007

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