mind; be concerned about
the process of looking after and giving attention to sb who needs it, such as a sick or old person
carefulness in avoiding harm, damage, etc.
worry, sorrow or uncertainty
a thing for which one is responsible; cause of sorrow and anxiety
"no medical care was required"
"the old car needs constant attention"
"he exercised caution in opening the door"
"he handled the vase with care"
"care had aged him"
"they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction"
"his major care was the illness of his wife"
"he is in the care of a bodyguard"
"he wrote the manual on car care"
"I really care about my work"
"I don't care"
"The nurse was caring for the wounded"
"Do you care to try this dish?"
"Would you like to come along to the movies?"
"I can deal with this crew of workers"
"This blender can't handle nuts"
"She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
"I worry about my grades"
His words infix'd unutterable care Deep in great Hector's soul.
I don't..care a fig for his opinion.
出自： J. Galsworthy
I don't care a bugger whether you won't or will.
出自： Dylan Thomas
I don't mean that one has to love people, but simply that one ought to care.
出自： J. Braine
What care I if good God be If he be not good to me?
出自： Stevie Smith
Don't you care enough about me to marry me?
出自： B. Tarkington
误 I don't care black coffee.
正 I don't care for black coffee.
析 care表示“计较”“介意”“在乎”,其后可接名词作宾语,如表示“喜欢”“想要”,应该说care for。
误 He loves his job, so he does not care of his wages.
正 He loves his job, so he does not care about his wages.
析 表示“介意”“计较”,可用care about ,但不能用care of,后者表示“由…转给…”。
误 Some people do not care others.
正 Some people do not care about others.
析 “关心某人”应说care about sb,不可遗漏介词about。
误 I really care about whether we win or lose.
正 I really care whether we win or lose.
析 表示“在乎”“介意”时, care 可直接接whether/if从句作宾语,不需搭用介词about。
误 I did not care to bend down to pick up the coin.
正 I did not mind bending down to pick up the coin.
析 征询某人是否乐于做某事,或对某事物是否感兴趣,可用care to do sth 或care for〔about〕 sth; 而征询某人对做某件事是否介意或反对时,须用mind。
误 I care for a walk.
正 I'd like to go for a walk.
析 care for表示“喜欢”“想要”时，一般只用于疑问句、否定句或条件句中; care接动词不定式时,多作礼貌性用语,在其他情况下多用like或want。
误 Mother stayed home to take a care of my baby.
正 Mother stayed home to take care of my baby.
误 Take the care of public property, please.
正 Take care of public property, please.
析 表示“照料”“爱护”时, care前不加冠词。
误 Take care of pages are clearly numbered.
正 Take care that pages are clearly numbered.
析 take care一般用于祈使句,可以单独使用,也可后接从句,表示“注意”。