in the case of

in the case of (someone or something)

In reference to; in the instance of; concerning. Well, in the case of your sister, we didn't have to give her a curfew because she never stayed out late.
See also: case, of

in the case of someone or something

in the matter of someone or something; in the instance of someone or something. In the case of John, I think we had better allow his request. In the case of this woman, we'll not grant permission.
See also: case, of

in the case of

Regarding, in the matter of, in that instance. For example, In the case of James, they decided to promote him to the next grade. [Late 1300s] Also see in case, def. 2.
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