in/into care

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in/into care

British
used to describe children who are being cared for by a government organization because their parents have died or are unable to care for them properly
  • The children had to be taken into care because of parental failure.
  • The youngest child was in care for several years.

Word by Word Definitions

care play
  1. : suffering of mind : grief

  2. : a disquieted state of mixed uncertainty, apprehension, and responsibility

  3. : a cause for such anxiety

  1. : to feel trouble or anxiety

  2. : to feel interest or concern

  3. : to give care


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