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verb (intransitive, preposition)
1.
to examine or investigate
2.
to discover the true nature of: I can't see into your thoughts
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see into

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Investigate; see look into
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Understand the true character or nature of, as in Mother could see into Mary very well and knew exactly what she was up to. Shakespeare used this idiom in 2 Henry VI (3:1): “Well hath your Highness seen into this duke.”
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