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It did not occur to her that possibly this suffering might have consequences which she did not foresee.

I can foresee other objections, derived from topics which have not here been treated of.

Oh, the wrench to the mother's heart at the thought of what she could foresee!

Go outside and fetch a little brandy, or I foresee that you'll break down.'

The French dress will become you prodigiously, I foresee—but, just Heaven!

I saw many difficulties in my way, yet I did not foresee this one.

And it was now that I began to foresee a certain difficulty.

While dragging on his coat in the hall, he began to foresee what was before him.

He could but wait and hope, trusting to his luck and to some opportunity which it was impossible to foresee.

And these will be your needs also, I foresee, whenever you are seized with longing to contract a friendship.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English foreseon "have a premonition," from fore- "before" + seon "to see, see ahead" (see see (v.)). Related: Foresaw; foreseeing; foreseen.

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