Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
take care of
take care of
1) deal with or look after someone/something
How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
take care of a problem/yourself
The phrasal verb ‘to take care of’ something or someone can mean to nurture or look after something or someone. You might ‘take care of’ someone who is sick or ill. To ‘take care of’ someone can also mean to provide for someone financially. “I work hard to take care of my wife and children.” If you promise to ‘take care of’ something you are offering to deal with it or have responsibility for something. “I’ll take care of that client if you finish this paperwork.” This is a useful phrasal verb in social and professional situations.
Social Examples (Basic)
My friendasked me to take care of his dogwhile he is on holiday.
I have always taken good care ofmy phone which is why it has lasted so long.
Sandra wasvery good at taking care of any problems that aroseduring our work on the project.
Bye, James,take care of yourself.
I was going to pay the bill butmy roommate took care of it already.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Can someone volunteer to take care of booking a venue for the staff party?
I'd like to thank Maria for taking care of all of our new recruits and helping them through the onboarding process.
We should all take care of each other after receiving such terrible news this morning.
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