"By the time I saw the sign, it was too late..."
I saw the sign, and it opened up my eyes.
"I saw this sign up on a professor's door at JMU."
"That assfart sign from Germany is nothing compared to this sign I saw there."
I saw this sign on the side of the road in some redneck town in SC. I had to turn around.
"Saw this sign from the highway in Ohio... does it really need explanation?"