under a doctor's care

idiom

: being treated by a doctor
He is under a doctor's care.

Examples of under a doctor's care in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Country star Luke Bryan has been under a doctor's care for weeks due to an illness, and the 47-year-old singer is still not able to perform. Katie Bowlby, Country Living, 14 Aug. 2023 Hale had been under a doctor's care for an unspecified emotional disorder, Metro Nashville Police Chief John Drake said last week. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, 6 Apr. 2023 Hale was under a doctor's care for an undisclosed emotional disorder and was not known to police before the attack, Metropolitan Nashville Police Chief John Drake said at the news conference. Jonathan Mattise, ajc, 29 Mar. 2023 Hale was under a doctor's care for an emotional disorder, police later determined, but had no criminal history. Cassandra Stephenson, USA TODAY, 29 Mar. 2023 Police interviewed the parents who said the shooter had been under a doctor's care for an emotional disorder. Mike Hixenbaugh, NBC News, 28 Mar. 2023 Such heartless laws usurp what should be a family's right to make a painful moral decision under a doctor's care and give that power to the state. Laura Beers, CNN, 27 May 2022 At the time of her disappearance, San Antonio police said Hines had a medical condition and was under a doctor's care. Taylor Pettaway, San Antonio Express-News, 28 May 2021

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“Under a doctor's care.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20a%20doctor%27s%20care. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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