house-sit

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house-sit

vb (intr) , -sits, -sitting or -sat
to live in and look after a house during the absence of its owner or owners
ˈhouse-ˌsitter n

house-sit


Past participle: house-sat
Gerund: house-sitting

Imperative
house-sit
house-sit
Present
I house-sit
you house-sit
he/she/it house-sits
we house-sit
you house-sit
they house-sit
Preterite
I house-sat
you house-sat
he/she/it house-sat
we house-sat
you house-sat
they house-sat
Present Continuous
I am house-sitting
you are house-sitting
he/she/it is house-sitting
we are house-sitting
you are house-sitting
they are house-sitting
Present Perfect
I have house-sat
you have house-sat
he/she/it has house-sat
we have house-sat
you have house-sat
they have house-sat
Past Continuous
I was house-sitting
you were house-sitting
he/she/it was house-sitting
we were house-sitting
you were house-sitting
they were house-sitting
Past Perfect
I had house-sat
you had house-sat
he/she/it had house-sat
we had house-sat
you had house-sat
they had house-sat
Future
I will house-sit
you will house-sit
he/she/it will house-sit
we will house-sit
you will house-sit
they will house-sit
Future Perfect
I will have house-sat
you will have house-sat
he/she/it will have house-sat
we will have house-sat
you will have house-sat
they will have house-sat
Future Continuous
I will be house-sitting
you will be house-sitting
he/she/it will be house-sitting
we will be house-sitting
you will be house-sitting
they will be house-sitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been house-sitting
you have been house-sitting
he/she/it has been house-sitting
we have been house-sitting
you have been house-sitting
they have been house-sitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been house-sitting
you will have been house-sitting
he/she/it will have been house-sitting
we will have been house-sitting
you will have been house-sitting
they will have been house-sitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been house-sitting
you had been house-sitting
he/she/it had been house-sitting
we had been house-sitting
you had been house-sitting
they had been house-sitting
Conditional
I would house-sit
you would house-sit
he/she/it would house-sit
we would house-sit
you would house-sit
they would house-sit
Past Conditional
I would have house-sat
you would have house-sat
he/she/it would have house-sat
we would have house-sat
you would have house-sat
they would have house-sat
Translations

house-sit

[ˈhaʊssɪt] VI (house-sat (pt, pp)) I'm house-sitting for the Sinclairsvivo en la casa de los Sinclair para vigilarla en ausencia de los dueños
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The problem was solved when a friend mentioned they should look for a house-sitter - someone who would actually live in their three-bedroom Norwich home and care for the pets.
My friend Barney had been the designated official house-sitter while the Ronsons were away, Barney being related to them through marriage.
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The law is so stringently worded that even leaving a home-defense gun for your house-sitter, or holding onto your buddy's guns when he's on deployment would make you--and them--criminals, if you didn't first take all of the guns down to a dealer, fill out paperwork on all of them, and have the transferee pass a background check.
House-sitter Valerie Graves, 55, was found dead on December 30 last year at a million-pound property in the coastal spot which has featured in the ITV series.
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During a trip to Ireland last year, we couldn't get a house-sitter for him, and a neighbour offered to look after his needs.
Other home protection tips include having a house-sitter when away from home for long periods of time, and leaving something that makes noise in the house when away at work or school (such as a TV or barking dog).
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Set in the quirky Victorian seaside town, Saltburn-by-Sea, in the North East, it introduces us to Joe, a bridge-builder with a lovely house and no commitments, who is looking for a house-sitter for his old home by the sea.
The 1-m (3-ft) tall humanoid robot is best known as a mechanical house-sitter and secretary, reports BBC.