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Definition of house-sit verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they house-sit he / she / it house-sits past simple house-sat -ing form house-sitting
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to live in someone's house while they are away in order to take care of it for them A friend of mine needs someone to house-sit and feed her cats.
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