He is home taking care of a sick child.

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sania-baharat

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I don't understand the use of 'home' here. Could you please help?

He is home taking care of a sick child.
 

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It's a shortened version of "at home". The sentence simply means he has stayed at home to look after a (his?) sick child. I would assume that he has done that instead of going to work.
 
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