Is there a difference between protecting your kids and taking care of them?

Coz I am English and I find the American use of 'protect' too intense against the use of 'taking care'

Is there any inner intent as well or just usage

1 Answer

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    "taking care of" implies feeding, clothing and sending off to school

    "protecting" implies covering the pool, installing safety gates for the very young, putting a lock on the gun cabinet, hiding the ammunition, enforcing the curfew, that kind of thing

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