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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theylook after
he/she/itlooks after
present participlelooking after
past tenselooked after
past participlelooked after
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  1. 1
    look after someone/something to take care of someone or something and make certain that they have everything they need
    It’s hard work looking after three children all day.
    be well looked after: You could tell that the car had been well looked after.
  2. 2
    look after something to be responsible for something
    an organization that looks after the interests of artists
    Who’s looking after the department while you’re away?
  3. 4
    look after yourself British spoken used for saying goodbye to someone you know well
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