take care of (someone or something)

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take care of (someone or something)

1. To look after, assume responsibility for, or care for someone or something. My mother started working weekends, so I have to stay home and take care of my siblings. I've asked Dave to take care of the Jefferson accounts while I'm gone. Will you take care of the parking while I go in and grab our tickets?
2. euphemism To murder someone or dispose of something. The mob boss told his lackey to take care of the witness so he couldn't testify. He needed to take care of the secret documents so that he wouldn't be caught with them in his possession.
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take care of someone or something

to oversee and protect someone or something; to care for someone or something. Please take care of my child while I am away. I will take care of everything for you.
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take care of someone

 
1. to tip someone. I took care of the doorman as we left. Did you remember to take care of the waiter?
2. Euph. to kill or dispose of someone. Max said he was going to take care of Lefty once and for all. The crime king ordered Max to take care of a certain private detective.
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take care of something

to deal with something; to handle or manage a problem or detail. Would you please take care of this little problem? This is an easy thing to take care of. I will fix it immediately.
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take care of

1. Attend to, assume responsibility for, as in Go ahead to the movies, I'll take care of parking the car, or They've hired someone to take care of the children for a week. [Late 1500s]
2. Beat up or kill someone, as in If he didn't pay up they threatened to take care of him and his family. [Slang; c. 1930]
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take care of

1 deal with (something). 2 put (a person) out of action by killing them, abducting them, etc.; dispose of.
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take ˈcare of yourself/somebody/something


1 make sure that you are/somebody is safe, well, healthy, etc.; look after yourself/somebody: I don’t need your help! I can take care of myself quite well, thank you!Don’t worry about the children while you’re away. They’ll be taken good care of.
‘Take care’ is often used alone when saying ‘goodbye’ to somebody Bye then! Take care!

2 be responsible for somebody/something; deal with somebody/something: Can you take care of the shopping if I do the cooking?There’s no need for you to pay the bill. It’s all taken care of (= it is already done).
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take care of someone

tv. to kill someone. (Underworld.) The boss told Spike to take care of Bart.
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take care of

To assume responsibility for the maintenance, support, or treatment of.
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He was the only person taking care of her till her relatives turned up and took her away in old age.
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