Look after – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

If you look after somebody or something, you do whatever is needed to keep them healthy and well, or in good condition.

Examples of use:

1. Eric looks after his horses and always makes sure they have everything they need.

2. Look after your new shoes.

3. Can you look after your sister while I’m busy with the housework, please?

4. Look after yourself while I’m away.

Take care of has the same meaning. See also, care for

infinitive look after
present simple look after and looks after
-ing form looking after
past simple looked after
past participle looked after

Can you use this phrasal verb in a sentence?

Do you look after a younger brother or sister, or a parent?

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