time and place
Keywords: describe, trend
(time) see + trend noun
(time) see + (subject) + bare trend verb
- Use the preposition correctly.
- A place can be the subject in this structure instead of (time). See samples.
- When a (place) is used, “experience” can be used instead of “see”.
Examples from authentic sources
The United States had long been a melting pot, but the 1880s saw a surge in immigrants, especially from countries in Southern and Eastern Europe.
The past year also saw a boom in the viewership of e-sports—that is, teams playing video games professionally for spectators.
Hong Kong University Business School (HKUBS) saw a surge in applications from North America and Europe in March.
The country saw a reduction in drug-induced deaths and reduced rates of HIV infection.
Some 1,500 people went along to the first day last Saturday to get the event off to a packed start. Sunday saw the number dip to between 300-400 as the atrocious weather took its toll.