What does “tend to something” mean here? I thought “tend to” should go with a verb?
The phrase "tend to something" is actually and idiom. It is used to mean that you focus or apply your attention to someone or something. You can think of it as meaning to take care of someone or something. Ex: You really need to tend to the lawn. It looks brown and dry. Ex: I'm taking some time off of work to tend to my husband while he is sick.
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