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English definition of “wait on sb”

wait on sb

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with wait   /weɪt/ us  
to do everything for someone so that that person does not have to do anything for himself or herself: While she was pregnant, her husband waited on her hand and foot (= did everything for her).Helping and co-operating
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