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look after sb/sth

phrasal verb with look uk   us   /lʊk/ verb
A2 to take ​care of or be in ​charge of someone or something: We ​look after the ​neighbours' ​cat while they're away. If you ​look after ​yourclothes they last a lot ​longer. Don't ​worry about Mia - she can ​look after herself.

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