baby-sit baby-sit

Definition(s):

  1. (v) take watchful responsibility for
  2. (v) work or act as a baby-sitter

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The result: a cottage industry of organized after-school pursuits lessons and tutors and clubs and teams to baby-sit and enrich.
  2. For the less well- off, it may come down to paying a teenager to baby-sit in the afternoons or slipping cash to a neighbor who watches the kids.
  3. The doulas might even run errands or baby-sit siblings.

News

  • Free film nights offer family entertainment no further than area parks

    For parents with young children, the two best words might be free entertainment. Or maybe they’re “We’ll baby-sit.” Still, a night out with the kids that doesn’t cost a dime — what’s not to like? Communities in central Ohio help fill the evenings for prudent parents with free movie series in parks and other public areas.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Columbus Dispatch

Quotes

  • "I would say, 'I'm sorry; it's over. We are not going to baby-sit a civil war,'" said Clinton, a second-term New York senator.
    on Feb 12, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: CBS News

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