look after
phrasal to take care of

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • look\ after — • look after • see after v To watch over; attend to. John s mother told him to look after his younger brother. When he went to Europe, Mr. Jenkins left his son to see after the business. Syn.: take care of(1) Compare: look out(3) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • look after — (someone/something) to be responsible for someone or something. A neighbor will look after the dogs while we re away. Related vocabulary: take care of someone/something …   New idioms dictionary

  • look after — ► look after take care of. Main Entry: ↑look …   English terms dictionary

  • look after — index concern (care), conduct, control (regulate), direct (supervise), foster, handle ( …   Law dictionary

  • look after — verb keep under careful scrutiny (Freq. 5) Keep an eye on this prisoner! • Hypernyms: ↑watch, ↑look out, ↑watch out • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebo …   Useful english dictionary

  • look after — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms look after : present tense I/you/we/they look after he/she/it looks after present participle looking after past tense looked after past participle looked after 1) a) look after someone/something to take care… …   English dictionary

  • look after — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you look after someone or something, you do what is necessary to keep them healthy, safe, or in good condition. [V P n] I love looking after the children... [V P n] People don t look after other people s property in the same… …   English dictionary

  • look after — also[see after] {v.} To watch over; attend to. * /John s mother told him to look after his younger brother./ * /When he went to Europe, Mr. Jenkins left his son to see after the business./ Syn.: TAKE CARE OF(1). Compare: LOOK OUT(3) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • look after — also[see after] {v.} To watch over; attend to. * /John s mother told him to look after his younger brother./ * /When he went to Europe, Mr. Jenkins left his son to see after the business./ Syn.: TAKE CARE OF(1). Compare: LOOK OUT(3) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • look after — verb To watch or protect; to keep safe. He asked me to look after his daughter while he was away …   Wiktionary

  • look after — phr verb Look after is used with these nouns as the object: ↑baby, ↑health, ↑interest, ↑kid, ↑relative, ↑sick, ↑thing …   Collocations dictionary

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