Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

I don't see why not

I don't see why not
Meaning(s)
1) can see no reason not to do something
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  • Analysis
    The phrase 'I don't see why not' is used in spoken English and means 'I can't find a reason not too'. If you say 'I don't see why not' you are giving your approval or permission for something to go-ahead. This phrase is used most often between parents and children. A common response to children asking for permission to do something is: "I don't see why not."
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. Child: Dad, can we go to the shops today? Dad: I'm not busy, so I don't see why not.
    2. John: Do you think we're allowed to walk here? Mary: It's public property, so I don't see why not.
    3. There's no double yellow lines, so I don't see why we can't park in this spot. 
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