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I don't get what するとみた and よくばって means in this sentence :


As for the context : the speaker is waiting for someone to get out of a room. He just said :


Rikaichan tells me that 欲張る means "to covet, to lust for" but that doesn't help much...

And I wasn't able to find any information on するとみる.

Thanks for your time.

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見る can mean "to judge or expect through observation" (good dictionaries have that definition). So, that's "I expect he gets greedy and far exceeds the time limit".

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Oh i see, so, does 見る always have this meaning when used with と and when it has this meaning, is it always used with と? – Alox Apr 20 '14 at 8:35
Yes and no. ~と見る always means to judge or expect, but "to judge or expect" with 見る is not always expressed in that form. 水が足りなくなることを見て is "expecting we run out of water". – user4092 Apr 21 '14 at 5:08

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