Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Babysit"

The meaning of "Babysit" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does babysit mean?
A: significa cuidar a un bebé o un niño (para alguien más, no el tuyo).
Q: What does babysit mean?
A: It means to watch children for someone, sort of like a nanny.
I babysat my friends children while they went on a date.

Example sentences using "Babysit"

Q: Please show me example sentences with to babysit.
A: -Can you babysit my boys?

-We need a new babysitter.

- I used to babysit Shawn.

-I’m not asking you to babysit.

-You won’t have to babysit tonight.

- I could ask Samanta to babysit for us tomorrow night.
Q: Please show me example sentences with babysit .
A: "When my parents left, I would babysit my brother."
"They need someone to babysit their child while they are gone."
"Can you babysit my son while I am at work?"

Synonyms of "Babysit" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between babysit and baby-sit ?
A: Yes you should use Baby-sit
Q: What is the difference between to babysit and to babysit (for) ?
A: You babysit a child. You babysit for the child's parents.
Q: What is the difference between babysit sb and babysit for sb ?
A: "babysit sb" means you are watching over said person, while babysit for sb means you are babysitting for said person's child.

Translations of "Babysit"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What is the past simple tense of "babysit"?
A: "babysat"
you can alternately say you "went (somewhere) to babysit"

Other questions about "Babysit"

Q: When you say "babysit" someone, how old is he or she? About 0 to 6? Or sometimes you "babysit" a grown-up?
A: It varies from state to state, but in our state you can't leave a child home alone until the age of 13 (I think?). Consequently, a child would require a babysitter until that age (even though the child isn't technically a baby anymore). "Babysitting" can be used figuratively with adults as well, meaning that someone requires a lot of supervision to accomplish their task.
Q: A: I did babysit the children.
B: I babysat the children. does this sound natural?
A: A: I did babysit the children. I was babysitting the children.
B: Correct

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