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provide for sb

phrasal verb with provide uk   /prəˈvaɪd/ us   /prəˈvaɪd/ verb
to give someone the things they need, such as money, food, or clothes: He has a wife and two young children to provide for.
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provide for sb

phrasal verb with provide uk   /prəʊˈvaɪd/ us   /prəˈvaɪd/ verb [T]
to look after people who depend on you, for example by giving them food, clothes, or money: More and more people are battling with the rising costs of providing for a family.
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