Idiom:  take care of (someone/something)


Idiom:  take care of (someone/something)

  • to handle a situation or be responsible for something/someone

Example sentences

  • If you don’t take care of your health you'll get sick.
  • I'm always so stressed about money.  I think it's time I take care of my credit card debt.
  • Honey, if you could take care of the dishes I'll put the kids to bed.
  • No, we're not getting a dog because I'll be the one who gets stuck taking care of it.
  • "Don't worry, I've already taken care of the bill." "Oh, thanks so much. You shouldn't have but it was a lovely dinner."
  • Since I don't take very good care of my teeth, I go to the dentist every three months to have them cleaned.
  • We have a babysitter who takes care of our kids after school and my sister watches them Saturday evenings.
  • Thank you for taking such good care of my plants while I was away.


  • attend to
  • look after

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