English version

fuss over somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfuss over somebody/something phrasal verbKINDto pay a lot of attention or too much attention to someone or something, especially to show that you are pleased with them or like them His aunts fussed over him all the time. fuss→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
fuss over But don't make a fuss over a little thing like that.Like other bystanders, they felt the fuss over color was exaggerated, particularly since they had seen it happen before.The nurse was still hovering about the bed, patting the pillow, tucking in blankets and generally fussing over her patient.He famously fussed over his seating below the salt on Air Force One.We fussed over Janir, scrutinizing his every move and expression.My mother wanted to fuss over me in Lanhowell, but somehow I couldn't take that.She appeared to be searching for dust, fussing over square micrometers where maybe some of it had landed.Jess looked at the worried forehead wrinkles, the nervous hands fussing over the teacups, plum cake and shortbread.
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Verb table
fuss
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfuss
he, she, itfusses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfussed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fussed
he, she, ithas fussed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fussed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fuss
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fussed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam fussing
he, she, itis fussing
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you, we, theyare fussing
Past
I, he, she, itwas fussing
you, we, theywere fussing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been fussing
he, she, ithas been fussing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been fussing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be fussing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been fussing
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