see\ after

see\ after
• look after
• see after
To watch over; attend to.

John's mother told him to look after his younger brother.

When he went to Europe, Mr. Jenkins left his son to see after the business.

Syn.: take care of(1)
Compare: look out(3)

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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