Origin: English/Singlish – means to check or examine.
Look-See is used to express to check or examine and sometimes just simply means to have a look.
May: “Boss, the documentation is on your desk.
Boss: Ok thanks, I will have a look-see later. Later when you go for lunch, please help me check the exchange rate for Ringgit.
May: “Ok boss, later I help you look-see.