wait on sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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wait on sb

phrasal verb with wait uk   us   /weɪt/ verb [I]
to do everything for someone so that that ​person does not have to do anything for himself or herself: While she was ​pregnant, her ​husbandwaited on her hand and ​foot (= did everything for her).
(Definition of wait on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wait on sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 服侍,伺候…
in Turkish hizmet etmek, servis yapmak…
in Russian обслуживать кого-либо (покупателей, посетителей)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 服侍,伺候…
in Polish obsługiwać kogoś…
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