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minister to sb

verb uk phrasal verb with minister   /ˈmɪn.ɪ.stər/ us    /-stɚ/
to give help to or care for someone, for example someone who is ill: formal The priest ministers to his flock (= the people who go to his church). humorous I spent most of the morning ministering to my sick husband.
Translations of “minister to sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 給予(某人)幫助, 照料(病人等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给予(某人)以帮助, 照料(病人等)…
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