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farm sb out

disapproving
phrasal verb with farm uk   /fɑːm/  us   /fɑːrm/ verb [T]
to ​arrange for another ​person to take ​care of someone, ​especiallyyourchild: Almost since ​birth, ​theirbaby has been ​farmed out tonannies and ​nurseries.
(Definition of farm sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “farm sb out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 托人照看(尤指自己的孩子)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 託人照顧(尤指自己的孩子)…
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