in the care of

(redirected from place someone or something into the care of someone)

*in the care of someone

 and *in the charge of someone; *in someone's care; *under someone's care
in the keeping of someone. (*Typically: be ~; leave someone or something ~; place someone or something [into] ~.) I left the baby in the care of my mother. I placed the house into the care of my friend.
See also: care, of