in/into care

idiom

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.

Examples of in/into care in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Estimates indicate that differences in care for women have led to approximately 8,200 avoidable deaths due to heart attacks in England and Wales since 2014. João Medeiros, WIRED, 2 July 2024 These families would still be eligible for Medicaid and CHIP health insurance, but critics of the state’s decision said that the complex process of switching insurance providers could cause a delay in care. Ciara McCarthy, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 26 June 2024 Since children in care are not universally screened for FASD, the actual rate of the disorders among these kids is also unknown. Jennifer Brookland, Detroit Free Press, 24 June 2024 In March, the group bought Promedica, a Polish company specializing in care for patients at home who can’t eat properly or are malnourished. Alena Botros, Fortune Europe, 17 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for in/into care 

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“In/into care.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%2Finto%20care. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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