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 Meanings and Examples of SEEN
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seen
 v.  (past participle) look at, perceive things mentally, understand
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  But since he had seen her lips in the lamplight he felt that they were his.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
2  That supposition was even more disturbing than the other; and it was the one which had come to him the night before, when he had seen her standing in the kitchen door.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
3  Silence answered; but in a minute or two he caught a sound on the stairs and saw a line of light about the door-frame, as he had seen it the night before.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
4  Ethan had seen the couple the summer before at Shadd's Falls, where they had come to visit relatives.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
5  The sight of Mattie going about her work as he had seen her on so many mornings made it seem impossible that she should ever cease to be a part of the scene.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
6  For here were no long, straight furrows, such as could be seen in the yellow clay fields of the flat middle Georgia country or in the lush black earth of the coastal plantations.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
7  After all, it's our first day home and she hasn't seen us in quite a spell.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
8  And Ashley couldn't have seen her in months.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
9  In childhood days, she had seen him come and go and never given him a thought.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
10  Their beauty she accepted as casually as the air she breathed and the water she drank, for she had never consciously seen beauty in anything but women's faces, horses, silk dresses and like tangible things.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
11  Scarlett had never seen her mother's back touch the back of any chair on which she sat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
12  Nor had she ever seen her sit down without a bit of needlework in her hands, except at mealtime, while attending the sick or while working at the bookkeeping of the plantation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
13  She had never seen her mother stirred from her austere placidity, nor her personal appointments anything but perfect, no matter what the hour of day or night.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
14  The old oaks, which had seen Indians pass under their limbs, hugged the house closely with their great trunks and towered their branches over the roof in dense shade.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
15  Scarlett suspected Jonas Wilkerson, for she had frequently seen him walking down the road with Emmie at nightfall.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence: (199 in 14 pages)
16  His victory was seen as payback for all the hard work he'd put in during training.
17  Men of courage, men of sense, and menof letters are frequent: but a true gentleman is what one seldom seen.
18  We've all seen enough dummies catapulting through windscreens in TV warnings to know the dangers of not wearing seat belts.
19  I've already seen a few movies of this type.
20  Abnormalities in the cells can be seen quite clearly under a microscope.
21  If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
22  Oxide is usually seen in our daily life.
23  I've seen the video - it's pretty far-out.
24  The police had had to deal with some of the most ferocious violence ever seen on the streets of London.
25  She said she'd seen him last week and he was alive and kicking.
26  The moon is not seen where the sun shines.
27  It remains to be seen whether or not this idea can be put into practice.
28  Children can be seen to copy the behaviour of others whom they admire or identify with.
29  People say this is a selfish society, but frankly I've seen too much kindness, self-sacrifice and generosity to believe that.
30  Have you ever seen I am picking up the missing for you in the night spring breezing in the yard full of moonlight.