see something through

see something through
PERSEVERE WITH, persist with, continue (with), carry on with, keep at, follow through, stay with; informal stick at, stick it out, hang in there.

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persist with an undertaking until it is completed

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ˌsee sth ˈthrough derived
(not usually used in the progressive tenses) to not give up doing a task, project, etc. until it is finished

She's determined to see the job through.

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