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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

1.
Investigate; see look into
2.
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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