in the care of

idiom

: being looked after by
The boys were in the care of their grandparents.

Examples of in the care of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The dogs, a young black lab named Gunner and an old golden retriever named Walker, were in the care of Laura’s stepmother. Thomas Lake, CNN, 12 July 2024 Harmon has since been in the care of Arizona Child Protective Services. David Faris, Newsweek, 10 July 2024 Her children, who, at the time of Morin’s death, ranged from 8 to 18 years old, are in the care of their fathers and other relatives, said Joseph Murtha, an attorney representing Morin’s family around the time of the memorial. Dana Munro, Baltimore Sun, 27 June 2024 After Caroline gets black-out drunk at a house party, Jake leaves her in the care of Ted. John Russell, Peoplemag, 4 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for in the care of 

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“In the care of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20care%20of. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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