housesit

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house·sit

 (hous′sĭt′)
intr.v. house·sat (-săt′), house·sit·ting, house·sits
To act as a housesitter.

house′sit`

or house′-sit`,



v.i. -sat, -sit•ting.
to take care of a residence while the regular occupant is away, esp. by living in it.
[1975–80; modeled on baby -sit]
house′ sit`ter, house′-sit`ter, n.
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We're planning on spending National Dog Day reminiscing about our housesitting adventures, going through photos of previous sits and falling in love with the furry friends we've made all over again."
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The entrepreneur, who is currently juggling housesitting with staying with friends and family and has not paid rent for two years, said: "Sometimes I have to look back and pinch myself.
He is housesitting his vacationing mother's (Madeleine Potter) empty home when his domineering, 'good for nothing' older brother Lee, whom he hasn't seen in five years, comes barging in.
"I am almost there" was the last text message she received from Njoki.On the fateful night of December 31, Njoki was was coming to her friend's house to finalise their housesitting arrangement.
That might mean couch surfing with locals, agreeing to a home exchange or signing up for housesitting. Websites and apps can help you connect with frugal options domestically and abroad.
That might mean couch surfing with locals, agreeing to a home exchange or signing up for housesitting. Web sites and apps can help you connect with frugal options domestically and abroad.
The owner, a Nazi bigwig, was on vacation with his wife, and their two daughters were housesitting. Again, it seemed Utopian.
She was hit around 30 times in total all over her body while housesitting a flat for a friend in Crawley, West Sussex.
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From seemingly out of nowhere appeared a senior but energetic fella who claimed to sleep rough in the summer months on the hillside when not housesitting for locals.