Look after

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Definition

to look after (sbdy, sthg) : to take care of, to be in charge of, to attend to (sbdy, sthg)
idiom
Can you look after my dog while I'm away? Please take care of him, it's only for a week.
The nurse looked after my grandfather during his illness. She took care of all his needs.

Examples

  • "Edward : Ok, so apparently, we're hiring a janitor – someone to clean and look after the Delavigne premises."
  • "The doctor has ordered her to rest in bed, which means I have to look after her for a few days."
  • "Doesn't the US look after its senior citizens?"
  • "Horatio is still in Tibet with Bruno and Brian, so you have been chosen at random to look after his test monkeys this week."
  • "Hannah looks after Delavigne's interests in retail outlets and points of sale."
  • "You don't mind looking after her?"

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