mind the shop

idiom

British
: to be in charge of a place when the person who is usually in charge is not there
Who's minding the shop while the boss is away?

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“Mind the shop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mind%20the%20shop. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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