■ look after

■ look after
■ look after
v. i. + prep.
badare a; avere (o prendersi) cura di; occuparsi di: I can look after myself, so badare a me stesso; Look after yourself!, abbi cura di te!; riguardati!; His sister will look after his children, dei suoi figli si occuperà sua sorella; to look after one's interests, badare ai propri interessi; to look after the preparations, occuparsi dei preparativi; DIALOGO-Business trip 2- They looked after us very well and were very hospitable, si sono presi cura di noi e sono stati molto ospitali □ (fam.) to look after number one, badare solo ai propri interessi; pensare solo a se stesso.

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