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先が見える
Readings
さきがみえる
sakigamieru
Meanings
Expression
Ichidan verb
to envision how things will turn out (usu. unfortunate)

to have foresight, to be able to see the future
Kanji
ON: センKUN: さき, ま.ず
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence

ON: ケンKUN: み.る, み.える, み.せる
see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible

Conjugated forms
Example sentences
あの歌手も先が見えている。Parts: 彼の (あの), 歌手 (かしゅ), 先が見える (さきがみえる)The singer no longer has a future.

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