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Would you care ___ a cup of coffee?

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  • Would you care for a cup of coffee? (= like something, usually in question or negative sentences)
  • I don't care for very hot weather. (= I don't like ... )

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If something is wrong, why don't you do something ___ it?

 

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If something is wrong, why don't you do something about it?

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She asked ___ me my name.

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She asked me my name. (no preposition)

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He's very selfish. He doesn't care ___ other people.

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  • He's very selfish. He doesn't care about other people. (care about somebody/something)

Note we say "care what/where/how ...", etc. (without about):

  • You can do what you like. I don't care what you do.

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I want to have a nice vacation. I don't care ___ how mucht it costs.

 

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I want to have a nice vacation. I don't care how mucht it costs. (no preposition with what/where/how, etc.)

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If you're worried ____ the problem, you should do something ____ it.

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If you're worried about the problem, you should do something about it.

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Tomorrow morning I have to catch a plane. I'm leaving my house ___ the airport at 7:30.

 

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Tomorrow morning I have to catch a plane. I'm leaving my house for the airport at 7:30.

 

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I've searched the house ___ my keys, but I still can't find them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I've searched the house for my keys, but I still can't find them. (search someone/something for

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Don't wait __ me. I'll join you later.

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Don't wait for me. I'll join you later.

 

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Alan is 85 and lives alone. He needs somebody to look ___ him.

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  • Alan is 85 and lives alone. He needs somebody to look after him. (take care of, not look for)
  • You can borrow this book if you promise to look after it.

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We talked ___ a lot of things during the meeting.

 

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We talked about a lot of things during the meeting.

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I think you'd be good at this job. Why don't you apply __ it?

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I think you'd be good at this job. Why don't you apply for it? (apply to... for...)

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Are you hungry? Would you care ___ something to eat?

 

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Are you hungry? Would you care for something to eat?

 

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I haven't seen her since she left (home) ___ the office this morning.

 

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I haven't seen her since she left (home) for the office this morning. (not left to the office)

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"Do you like this coat?" "Not really. I don't care ___ the color".

 

 

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"Do you like this coat?" "Not really. I don't care ___ the color". (= I don't like...)

 

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I want to have a nice vacation. I don't care ___ the cost.

 

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I want to have a nice vacation. I don't care about the cost.

 

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Diane is from Boston, but now she lives in Paris. She left Boston ___ Paris.

 

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Diane is from Boston, but now she lives in Paris. She left Boston for Paris.

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I think Ben likes his job, but he doesn't talk ___ it much..

 

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I think Ben likes his job, but he doesn't talk about it much..

 

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We had a discussion ___ what we should do.

 

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We had a discussion about what we should do.

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I've lost my keys. Can you help me look ___ them?

 

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I've lost my keys. Can you help me look for them?

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Who look ___ you when you were sick?

 

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Who look after you when you were sick?

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I sent an email to the company asking them ___  more information about the job.

 

 

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I sent an email to the company asking them for  more information about the job. (ask somebody for)

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John gave up his job to take care __ his elderly parents.

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  • John gave up his job to take care of his elderly parents. (= make sure somebody/something stays safe or in good condition, take responsability of something)
  • I'll take car of all the travel arrangements - you don't need to do anything.

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I'ave applied ___ a job ___ three colleges. I hope one of them accpts me.

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I'ave applied for a job to three colleges. I hope one of them accpts me.

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Put in about/for/of/after where necessary.

Alan is 85 and lives alone. He needs somebody to care __ him.

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Alan is 85 and lives alone. He needs somebody to care for him. (= make sure somebody is save and well)