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take care of

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1 to attend to the needs and comforts of
  • He took care of his mother when she got sick.

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2 to pay the living expenses of
  • We took care of our daughter until she graduated from college.

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3 to take charge of especially on behalf of another
  • He took care of his neighbors' plants while they were on vacation.

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The first known use of take care of was in 1582

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“Take care of.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/take%20care%20of. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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