Definition of 'look after'
Example sentences containing 'look after'
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I am pretty good at looking after myself emotionally. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Good rugby looks after itself. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It involves constructing a special enclosure so that they can get a sense of life in the wild, while still being looked after. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As a tribe they are very good at looking after each other. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Look after butterflies and you look after a great deal more. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Stick with the council house and you will still be looked after when you are old. The Sun (2012)He still helps me look after my mum. The Sun (2008)The stolen property turned out to be a tortoise she had taken home to look after. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When we own something, we look after it. The Sun (2014)It's no wonder people were staggering away from the premises in no condition to look after themselves. The Sun (2011)They are as likely to get it as women, but they are not always as good at looking after themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I'm now into fitness and healthy eating and looking after myself. The Sun (2014)THE Government talks a good game on looking after troops but lets itself down on the reality. The Sun (2011)She added: 'I was looking after them all the time. The Sun (2012)Then there is the view that caring about the environment is not necessary because this is something that will look after itself, which is not true. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I said, 'I can look after you. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'look after'
British English: look after /lʊk ˈɑːftə/ VERB
If you look after someone or something, you keep them healthy, safe, or in good condition.
I love looking after the children.
- American English: take care of
- Arabic: يَعْتَنِي بِـ
- Brazilian Portuguese: cuidar
- Chinese: 照顾
- Croatian: paziti na
- Czech: pečovat o koho
- Danish: se efter
- Dutch: verzorgen
- European Spanish: cuidar asistir
- Finnish: huolehtia
- French: s’occuper de enfants
- German: kümmern (sich)
- Greek: περιποιούμαι
- Italian: occuparsi di
- Japanese: ･･･の世話をする
- Korean: 돌보다
- Norwegian: passe på
- Polish: zaopiekować się
- European Portuguese: cuidar
- Romanian: a avea grijă de
- Russian: заботиться
- Spanish: cuidar
- Swedish: se efter
- Thai: ดูแล
- Turkish: bakmak hasta
- Ukrainian: наглядати
- Vietnamese: chăm sóc
Definition of look after from the Collins English Dictionary
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