since 1997, the world's premier FREE website for learners + teachers of English
Get your 7 Secrets FREE

take care

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase take care

Meaning

You can use this to say good-bye or farewell to somebody.

For example

  • As I was leaving, my mother waved and said, "Take care, love."

  • "See you next time! Bye now!"
    "Take care!"

Quick Quiz

You can say "Take care" when someone is

a. arriving

b. caring

c. leaving

Contributor: Matt Errey