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.


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".

  • 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
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    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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