Definition of 世話を焼く

せわをやくsewawoyaku Inflection

expression / godan ~く verb:

  • to bother; to meddle; to poke one's nose (into another's business); to be too helpful - idiom

Example Sentences

She hovers over that child like a hen with one chick.
Mind your own business.

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