see fit (to do something)

see fit (to do something)
see/think ˈfit (to do sth) idiom
(formal) to consider it right or acceptable to do sth; to decide or choose to do sth

You must do as you think fit

(= but I don't agree with your decision)

.

The newspaper did not see fit to publish my letter

(= and I criticize it for that)

.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • see fit — To think it appropriate (to) • • • Main Entry: ↑see * * * see/think/fit phrase to decide that something is the best thing to do You often use this expression to refer to decisions or actions that you do not agree with She did not see fit to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • think fit (to do something) — see/think ˈfit (to do sth) idiom (formal) to consider it right or acceptable to do sth; to decide or choose to do sth • You must do as you think fit (= but I don t agree with your decision). • The newspaper did not see fit to publish my letter …   Useful english dictionary

  • fit somebody in something — ˌfit sb/sthˈin | ˌfit sb/sth ˈin/ˈinto sth derived 1. to find time to see sb or to do sth • I ll try and fit you in after lunch. • I had to fit ten appointments into one morning. 2. to find or have enough space for sb/sth in a place • We can t… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fit somebody into something — ˌfit sb/sthˈin | ˌfit sb/sth ˈin/ˈinto sth derived 1. to find time to see sb or to do sth • I ll try and fit you in after lunch. • I had to fit ten appointments into one morning. 2. to find or have enough space for sb/sth in a place • We can t… …   Useful english dictionary

  • see — see1 [sē] vt. saw, seen, seeing [ME seen < OE seon (< * sehwan), akin to Ger sehen, Goth saihwan < IE base * sekw , to observe, show, see, tell: see SAY] 1. a) to get knowledge or an awareness of through the eyes; perceive visually; look …   English World dictionary

  • see/think fit — ◇ To see fit or think fit to do something is to choose to do it because you think it is right or appropriate. She can spend her money as she sees fit. [=she can spend her money as she chooses] She let him do his job as he thought fit. They might… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fit someone/something in — (or into) find room or have sufficient space for someone or something can you fit any more books into the box? ■ succeed in finding time in a busy schedule to see someone or do something you re never too busy to fit exercise into your life …   Useful english dictionary

  • fit someone/thing in (or into) — succeed in finding time to see someone or do something. → fit …   English new terms dictionary

  • fit — I [[t]fɪ̱t[/t]] BEING RIGHT OR GOING IN THE RIGHT PLACE ♦♦ fits, fitting, fitted (In American English the form fit is used in the present tense and sometimes also as the past tense and past participle of the verb.) 1) VERB If something fits, it… …   English dictionary

  • fit — fit1 W2S1 [fıt] v past tense and past participle fitted also fit AmE present participle fitting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothes)¦ 2¦(right size/shape)¦ 3¦(enough space)¦ 4¦(equipment/part)¦ 5¦(match/be suitable)¦ 6 fit somebody fo …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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