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dog-sit

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Definition of dog-sit in English:

verb

[no object]
Stay in someone’s house while they are away and look after their dog or dogs: she asked me to dog-sit while she went away [with object]: I was invited by a friend to dog-sit her French bulldog
More example sentences
  • Ostensibly I went to visit my friend who lives there, and was dog-sitting a dachshund.
  • I was dog-sitting a fluffy white thing called Snoopy.
  • We got to know each other when I started dog-sitting his Great Dane to improve my grades.

Derivatives

dog-sitter

1
noun
Example sentences
  • I left Paris a day before my husband, scared that my baby-sitters and dog-sitter would be tired of their volunteering.
  • If you work full-time or are frequently away from home, you'll find the tips for hiring a trustworthy and qualified dogsitter very useful.
  • She now works as a dogsitter and housesitter.

dog-sitting

2
noun
Example sentences
  • She performed dog-sitting only on a part-time basis out of her own home.
  • The girls have weeded a neighbor's yard, done some dog sitting and worked at extra chores around home.
  • My parents have been on holiday in Spain for the past week, resulting in me taking on dogsitting duties at their house.

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