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Babysitting

Slang; the act or practice of holding a losing investment for a relatively long period of time. One babysits an investment in hopes that the market will turn around and allow one eventually to break even.
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A jury assigned more than half the blame for what happened to the boy's parents and the baby sitter.
Ansart says it's not a bad idea for parents to present a potential baby sitter with a "what-if" scenario.
Over the years and across the country, thousands of baby sitters have taken the Red Cross course.
One very public critic, ``Today'' host Meredith Vieira, said: ``How would you feel if it were a bunch of baby sitters sitting around with alcohol and you're at work?
In other words, the baby sitter must have ways other than baby-sitting to pay the rent.
The baby sitter happened to be wife Jennifer Garner.
Investigators aren't sure what the findings mean and they can't question the baby sitter, 25-year-old April Dawn Gallegos, who shot herself two days after the baby's death.
Los Angeles police were asking the public's help in locating two Tujunga children who were last seen with their 63-year-old baby sitter in South Los Angeles.
15, 2000, after being left inside a van by a baby sitter on a sweltering day in Riverside County.
95), parents find techniques to prevent accidents, create a safe nursery, and learn tips for backyard safety and traveling, as well as how to pick the right baby sitter.
But he can learn more instead of playing with the baby sitter.
4) Graham plays a principal with armed-forces experience who helps baby sitter Vin Diesel in ``The Pacifier.