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look after someone/something

verb phrasal verb with look  /lʊk/ us  
to care for or be in charge of someone or something: He looks after his son during the day. Annie can look after herself.
Translations of “look after someone/something”
in Korean -를 돌보다…
in Arabic يَعْتَني بِـ…
in Portuguese cuidar de alguém/algo…
in Catalan cuidar algú/ac…
in Japanese (人、物)の世話をする…
in Italian aver cura di qualcuno/qualcosa, badare a qualcuno/qualcosa…
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