seeing is believing

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Seeing is believing definition


I'll believe it when I see it with my own eyes.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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seeing is believing

Only physical or concrete evidence is convincing, as in She wrote us that she's lost twenty pounds, but seeing is believing. This idiom was first recorded in this form in 1639.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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