cater to (someone or something)

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cater to (someone or something)

1. To assist or provide something to a person or business. As a personal assistant, I cater to busy professionals who need help managing their lives.
2. To give special treatment or consideration to someone, perhaps to an excessive degree. They're our biggest account, so we usually end up catering to them to make sure they're completely satisfied with the service. My sister has been catering to my every whim ever since I caught her sneaking in past curfew.
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cater to someone or something

 
1. Lit. to provide for or care for someone or something. I believe that we can cater to you in this matter. Our company caters to larger firms that do not wish to maintain a service department.
2. Fig. to provide special or favorable treatment for someone or something. I'm sorry, but I cannot cater to you and not to the others. We do not have the time to cater to special requests.
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A lot of firearms manufacturers, along with those who manufacture shooting accessories, are catering to us and our needs," Harrold told the World-Herald News Service.
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It may be pertinent to mention that call centers catering to US and European customers prefer to hire Pakistanis because they don't suffer from regional accent that is very common in India.
He accused some in the Syrian opposition of catering to US agendas in Syria and the region, and called on protesters to realize that they were being "used" for the wider aim of striking at Assad's regime for its support for Hizbullah and other anti-Israel groups in the region.
And a growing number of restaurants are catering to us.
Private companies prosper by catering to us, by making us happy They, serve themselves by serving us: They provide what we want when we want it.
There is energy at this Conference that I don't see at other conferences catering to us more mature accountants.
But in the last few years, I've noticed classes are really catering to us," she adds.