leave (someone or something) in the care of (someone)(redirected from left them in the care of)
leave (someone or something) in the care of (someone)
To have someone else supervise or attend to someone or something else. If I go back to work, I'll have to leave the younger kids in the care of my oldest daughter. I've left the Jefferson accounts in the care of Dave while I'm out on leave.
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