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    #1

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    I want to say "I take care about my appearance".
    Is it right preposition? ("about")

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    #2

    Re: about

    Quote Originally Posted by Masha Zarezko View Post
    I want to say "I take care about my appearance".
    Is it right preposition? ("about")
    Yes, it's OK.

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    #3

    Re: about

    Quote Originally Posted by Masha Zarezko View Post
    I want to say "I take care about my appearance".
    Is it right preposition? ("about")
    To this AmE speaker, "about" sounds odd in that use. I would use "of".

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    Re: about

    I would use 'with'.

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    #5

    Re: about

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    I would use 'with'.
    I like "with" more than "about".

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    #6

    Re: about

    Can we say it's the diffrence between AmE, AuE and BrE?

    I'm confused now, because I don't know what's better.

    P.S To be honest, if I didn't read this thread I'd use only "about".
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: about

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Can we say it's the diffrence between AmE, AuE and BrE?

    I'm confused now, because I don't know what's better.

    P.S To be honest, if I didn't read this thread I'd use only "about".
    I guess you'll have to take your pick or wait for more opinions.

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    #8

    Re: about

    Quote Originally Posted by Masha Zarezko View Post
    I want to say "I take care about my appearance".
    Is it right preposition? ("about")
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I guess you'll have to take your pick or wait for more opinions.
    Here is another opinion.

    "I care about my appearance." So "I take care of my appearance".

    I agree with Mike; I would use "of" in the original post.

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    #9

    Re: about

    I would use "of".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #10

    Re: about

    They mean different things.
    "I take care of my dog. I feed him and walk him."
    "I take care with my dog. He tends to bite, so I don't let him off his leash."
    "I take around my dog. Sometimes he bites me too."

    Different contexts can also be found for appearances.

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