take care of

take care of
take care of (someone/something) 1. to be responsible for someone or something.

Our parents spent a lot of time taking care of us when we were young.

My mother-in-law fell and could not take care of herself anymore.

My wife takes care of paying the bills.

2. to deal with a difficult situation or person.

I was forced to take care of all the financial reports, lawyers, and contracts.

The principal usually takes care of students who won't follow the rules.

Related vocabulary: look after someone/something

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