Take care of, care about, care for

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate expression.

Notes

To take care of is to look after

When you care about something, you think it is important.

When you care for somebody/something, you like them/it.

1. Nurses ………………. sick people in hospital.

a) care about
b) take care of
c) care after

2. She spent years ……………….. her sick husband.

a) caring of
b) caring about
c) caring for

3. She is too young to …………………… a baby.

a) take care of
b) care about
c) care after

4. We have to find someone to ………………. marketing and publicity.

a) take care of
b) take care about
c) care about

5. ………………… while crossing the road.

a) Take care
b) Care about
c) Take care of

6. He does not ………………… his parents’ opinion.

a) take care of
b) care about
c) care for

7. I don’t ………………. whether she is happy or not.

a) care
b) care about
c) care or

8. He really ……………… his granddaughter.

a) cares of
b) cares for
c) cares about

9. I don’t much ……………….. chocolates.

a) care about
b) care for
c) care of

Answers

1. Nurses take care of sick people in hospital.

2. She spent years caring for her sick husband.

3. She is too young to take care of a baby.

4. We have to find someone to take care of marketing and publicity.

5. Take care while crossing the road.

6. He does not care about his parents’ opinion.

7. I don’t care whether she is happy or not.

8. He really cares for his granddaughter.

9. I don’t much care for chocolates.

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