look after something


look after something
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. 2014.

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  • look after something — …   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 - look for — ◊ look after If you look after someone or something, you take care of them. She will look after the children during their holidays. It doesn t worry me who owns the club so long as it is looked after. ◊ look for If you look for someone or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • look after someone — 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 — (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 — 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 vs look for —   To look after means to take care of or be in charge of something or someone.   For example: I often ask my mother to look after the children.   To look for means to try to find something or someone.   For example: I am looking for my keys. Have …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • look after vs look for —   To look after means to take care of or be in charge of something or someone.   For example: I often ask my mother to look after the children.   To look for means to try to find something or someone.   For example: I am looking for my keys. Have …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • look after sth — UK US look after sth Phrasal Verb with look({{}}/lʊk/ verb [I] ► to take care of or be in charge of something: »The US mutual fund industry looks after $7 trillion of savings. »One person looks after the stores brand image and another looks after …   Financial and business terms


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