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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.


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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