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house-sit

verb [I]  us   /ˈhɑʊsˌsɪt/
to stay in someone’s house while the person is away in order to keep it safe
Translations of “house-sit”
in Chinese (Traditional) (屋主不在時)替人看家…
in Chinese (Simplified) (房主不在时)替人看家…
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