Definition of 'babysit'
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Example sentences containing 'babysit'
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Their four mums have set up their own twins babysitting club. The Sun (2011)They tended to stay at home and hoard it rather than spending it on babysitting services. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is a babysitting service for parents who fancy a night out. The Sun (2011)The site also offers a babysitting service. The Sun (2015)The babysitting service means parents can take a night or two off too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)School is not meant to be a babysitting service. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Most also offer babysitting services through hotel staff or a bonded service. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Grandparents have been subsidising school fees and providing a free babysitting service for years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Can your mum or friends babysit? The Sun (2015)Ask that friend to babysit while you enjoy some quality time with your wife, too. The Sun (2015)There's a babysitting service and the hotel can provide high chairs and cots. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A friend was recently babysitting her nephew when she heard noises coming from his bedroom. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It offers advice on the best rooms to book, as well as information on meals and babysitting services. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Unsurprisingly she promptly quits and leaves him on babysitting duty, while trying to juggle work at the same time. The Sun (2013)Offer to give your partner a massage or babysit for a friend - it can mean more than buying a gift. The Sun (2014)That said, he isn't running a babysitting service. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Translations for 'babysit'
British English: babysit /ˈbeɪbɪsɪt/ VERB
If you babysit for someone or babysit their children, you look after their children while they are out.
I'd be happy to babysit any time.
- American English: babysit
- Arabic: يَحْفَظُ الَأطْفال
- Brazilian Portuguese: tomar conta de crianças
- Chinese: 照看婴儿
- Croatian: čuvati dijete
- Czech: pohlídat dítě
- Danish: babysitte
- Dutch: babysitten
- European Spanish: cuidar niños
- Finnish: olla lapsenvahtina
- French: garder enfants
- German: babysitten
- Greek: κάνω μπεϊμπισίτινγκ
- Italian: fare da babysitter a
- Japanese: ベビーシッターをする
- Korean: 아기를 보다
- Norwegian: sitte barnevakt
- Polish: zająć się (dzieckiem)
- European Portuguese: tomar conta de crianças
- Romanian: a avea grijăde un copil
- Russian: сидеть с детьми
- Spanish: cuidar niños
- Swedish: sitta barnvakt
- Thai: ช่วยดูแลเด็ก
- Turkish: bebek bakmak
- Ukrainian: доглядати за малюком
- Vietnamese: giữ trẻ
Definition of babysit from the Collins English Dictionary
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