run around after sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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run around after sb

informal (UK also run about after sb, run round after sb)
phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
to do a lot of things for someone ​else, ​especially when that ​person should be ​able to do more for himself or herself: I ​seem to ​spend most of my ​timerunning around after those ​kids.
(Definition of run around after sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “run around after sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 围着(尤指自己不尽力做事的人)忙个不停…
in Chinese (Traditional) 圍著(尤指自己不盡力做事的人)忙個不停…
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