To See Something's True Nature
To See Through, To Find Out
transitive verb, godan verb
Whenever you see something you extract it into your eyes as well. By extracting so much with your eyes, you're able to see something's true nature. You're able to see through things like situations, lies, and people to what they really are.
This is the reading for 見る and 抜く put together.
Mr Suto is a good at seeing people's true nature.
My mother is great at seeing through my father’s lies.
I knew that oil supplies have been dwindling in recent years, but I wasn't able to find out why.