babysitting


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.babysitting - the work of a baby sitterbabysitting - the work of a baby sitter; caring for children when their parents are not home
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
Translations
hlídání dětí
babysitning
lapsenvahtina oleminen
čuvanje djece
子守り
아기 보기
barnpassning
การเป็นผู้เลี้ยงเด็ก
công việc giữ trẻ

babysitting

[ˈbeɪbisɪtɪŋ] nbaby-sitting m
to do some baby-sitting for sb → faire du baby-sitting pour qn, garder les enfants de qnbaby talk baby-talk nlangage m bébébaby tooth n [baby teeth] (pl) (= milk tooth) → dent f de laitbaby-walker [ˈbeɪbiwɔːkər] ntrotteur mbaby wipe nlingette f (pour bébé)

babysitting

مُجَالَسَةُ الَأطْفال hlídání dětí babysitning Babysitten μπεϊμπισίτινγκ hacer de canguro, hacer de niñera lapsenvahtina oleminen garde d’enfants čuvanje djece babysitting 子守り 아기 보기 babysitten være barnevakt opiekowanie się dziećmi tomar conta de crianças работа няни barnpassning การเป็นผู้เลี้ยงเด็ก bebek bakma công việc giữ trẻ 照看婴儿
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