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Definition of the verb look after
What does look after mean as a doing phrase?
- keep under careful scrutiny
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Experiencer - being] [Verb] [Spatial Preposition] [Stimulus] We peered at the baby
- lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
- more generic terms: look out / watch / watch out = be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
Alternative definition of the verb look after
- [transitive, idiomatic] To watch or protect; to keep safe.
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by Isaac Livingstone Asamoah
Look after: To take care of someone by helping them, giving them ...
In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers: Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson
To Look after. To attend; to take care of; to observe with care, anxiety, or tenderness. Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth. St. Luke. Politeness of manners, and knowledge of the ...
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“After all, you'll need someone to look after you during the final illness.” “That's a good point, Doc,” mused Fred.
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- Idiom What does look after mean
- Look after Meaning
Video shows what look after means. To watch or protect; to keep safe.. To expect.. To seek or search for.. Look after Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...
- Look After Number One - Look Out for Number One - Idioms - ESL British English Pronunciation
- Look For - Look Up - Look After - Simple Phrasal Verbs - ESL British English Pronunciation
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Quotes about look after
Look after me, and i'll look after you.
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