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English verb: take care

1. take care (social) be careful, prudent, or watchful


SamplesTake care when you cross the street!.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)act, move

2. take care (social) be in charge of or deal with


SamplesShe takes care of all the necessary arrangements.


Synonymsmind


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)care, deal, handle, manage


Narrower (hyponym)tend

3. take care (social) take charge of or deal with


SamplesCould you see about lunch?.
I must attend to this matter.
She took care of this business.


Synonymsattend, look, see


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)care, give care


Narrower (hyponym)minister, tend









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