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minister to sb

phrasal verb with minister uk   /ˈmɪn.ɪ.stər/  us   /-stɚ/ verb
to give ​help to or ​care for someone, for ​example someone who is ​ill: formal The ​priestministers to his ​flock (= the ​people who go to his ​church).humorous I ​spent most of the ​morning ministering to my ​sickhusband.
(Definition of minister to sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “minister to sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 给予(某人)以帮助, 照料(病人等)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給予(某人)幫助, 照料(病人等)…
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