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Phrasal Verbs

fuss over

This page is about the phrasal verb fuss over

Meaning: to give someone lots of attention to show how much you like them or how important you think they are

For example:

  • fuss over sb All the relatives fussed over our baby daughter when we took her to meet them for the first time.

  • fuss over sb Henry travels in first class because he loves the way the flight attendants fuss over him and make him feel special.

Quick Quiz:

You are most likely to have the staff fuss over you if you stay in

a. a cheap guesthouse

b. a roadside motel

c. a five-star hotel

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