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    #1

    To take care about/of.

    Hello!

    Here is a sentence:
    Parents always take care about/of their children.

    What preposition is correct here (or, maybe, both variants are possible)?

    Thank you!

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    #2

    Re: To take care about/of.

    Parents take care of their children.

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    #3

    Re: To take care about/of.

    Parents always care about their children too.

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    #4

    Re: To take care about/of.

    What about this "" If we take care about what the witnesses just told about the way he was acting and if we consider what the police officers think, Kordic was on the drugs, " Gagnon said."?

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    #5

    Re: To take care about/of.

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    What about this "" If we take care about what the witnesses just told about the way he was acting and if we consider what the police officers think, Kordic was on the drugs, " Gagnon said."?
    I don't think that was said by a native speaker. "What the witnesses just told" and "was on the drugs" are not natural English.

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    #6

    Re: To take care about/of.

    Could be. I came across it on the COCAE.

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    #7

    Re: To take care about/of.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I don't think that was said by a native speaker. "What the witnesses just told" and "was on the drugs" are not natural English.
    Right. In fact, it was said by a native speaker of Canadian French: HOCKEY; He Skated on the Ice, Then Fell Through It - New York Times

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    #8

    Re: To take care about/of.

    And what about this: "What the witnesses just said", and "was into drugs". Does it sound natural?

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