look after sb/sth
— phrasal verb with look uk /lʊk/ us /lʊk/ verb
- I need someone dependable to look after the children while I'm at work.
- It was becoming increasingly apparent that he could no longer look after himself.
- It was a bit silly of him to ask a complete stranger to look after his luggage.
- This pen should last (you) a lifetime if you look after it.
- I think looking after her elderly mother is quite a drain on her energy .