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in care

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin carein careBritish EnglishSSF a child who is in care is being looked after by the government, not by their parents When he was sent to prison, the children were taken into care. care
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taken into careThey informed me that my Mom had been taken into hospital and I was to be taken into care until she recovered.It was just a few days after eight children from the W family from South Ronaldsay had been taken into care.The children have since been taken into care.The last thing I wanted on my mind was my daughter being taken into care.For an orphan or a child taken into care, the institution involved constitutes the family.Some feel they are unable to cope and the child is taken into care with a view to fostering.Gemma was taken into care by Hammersmith and Fulham social services.Daniel, then six months old, was taken into care.
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