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English definition of “care for sb”

care for sb

(LIKE) formal phrasal verb with care     /keər/ US  /ker/ verb [I]
to love someone and feel romantic towards them: You know I care for you, Peter.Loving and in love
(Definition of care for sb (LIKE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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