“Are you seeing anyone?”

English Lesson: Are you seeing anyone?

You're having coffee with a good friend, who you haven't seen in a long time. You want to ask if he has been going on dates or been romantically involved with anyone.

Are you seeing anyone?

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(someone) is seeing (someone)

"Seeing" someone means dating them or in a romantic relationship with them. For example:

Are they seeing each other?

I was interested in her at the time, but she was already seeing someone.

You might not use "seeing ___" when talking about the past:

That was back when they were dating.

You also wouldn't use "seeing ___" to talk about a couple who has been together for a long time:

They've been together for, what, like three years now?