English version

dote on/upon somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdote on/upon somebody phrasal verbLOVEto love someone very much, and show this by your actions Everyone doted on Sally, the only girl in the family.doting adjective [only before noun] a doting parentdotingly adverb dote→ See Verb table
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dote on/upon Things like a freshly made bed, regular meals, some one to dote on him like a bloody fool!Roses, for instance, dote on sticky soil.What Magic bids me now so fondly dote On what so lately I disdain'd to look on?
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Verb table
dote
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydote
he, she, itdotes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydoted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave doted
he, she, ithas doted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad doted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dote
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have doted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam doting
he, she, itis doting
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you, we, theyare doting
Past
I, he, she, itwas doting
you, we, theywere doting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been doting
he, she, ithas been doting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been doting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be doting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been doting
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