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English definition of “look after sb/sth”
look after sb/sth
— phrasal verb with look
A2to take care of someone or something by keeping them healthy or in a good condition: Could you look after the children while I'm out?Protection and protectorsEnvironmental issuesTreating and caring for people
Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.
by Liz Walter,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement