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English definition of “tend to sb/sth”

tend to sb/sth

phrasal verb with tend     /tend/ verb
to deal with the problems or needs of a person or thing: Would you mind waiting ? I'm tending to another customer at the moment . Nurses tended to the injured .Dealing with things or peopleActing and actsCoping and not copingTolerating and enduring
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