babysit


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ba·by·sit

also ba·by-sit (bā′bē-sĭt′)
v. ba·by·sat (-săt′), ba·by·sit·ting, ba·by·sits also ba·by-sat or ba·by-sit·ting or ba·by-sits
v.intr.
1. To take care of a child or children in the absence of a parent or guardian.
2. To take care of or watch over someone or something needing attention or guidance.
v.tr.
1. To provide care for (a child) in the absence of a parent or guardian.
2. To watch over or tend: babysat the neighbor's plants for a week.
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babysit

verb child mind I promised to babysit for Mrs Plunkett.
Translations
pohlídat dítě
babysitte
olla lapsenvahtina
čuvati dijete
ベビーシッターをする
아기를 보다
varovati otroke
sitta barnvakt
ช่วยดูแลเด็ก
giữ trẻ

babysit

[ˈbeɪbisɪt]
vifaire du baby-sitting, garder les enfants
to babysit for sb [+ parents] → garder les enfants de qn
I promised to babysit for Mrs Plunkett → J'ai promis à Mme. Plunkett de garder ses enfants.; [+ child] → garder
My friend asked me to babysit for her six-month-old son → Mon amie m'a demandé de garder son petit garçon de six mois.
vt [+ child] → garder

babysit

يَحْفَظُ الَأطْفال pohlídat dítě babysitte babysitten κάνω μπεϊμπισίτινγκ cuidar niños olla lapsenvahtina garder čuvati dijete fare da babysitter a ベビーシッターをする 아기를 보다 babysitten sitte barnevakt zająć się (dzieckiem) tomar conta de crianças сидеть с детьми sitta barnvakt ช่วยดูแลเด็ก bebek bakmak giữ trẻ 照看婴儿
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