Calling a tomte gnome is strictly correct but stretching it a bit. Adding reference for the interested.
Santa Claus = irresponsible gnome? Interesting...
What's the difference between "tar hand" and "bryr" ??
ta hand om means to take care of in the sense of doing or helping.
bry sig om means to care for in the sense of having positive feelings for.
Oh! Jag förstår Joel. Tack så mycket =)
Why is "tar vard om" incorrect?
While vård does mean the noun "care", ta hand om is a fixed expression in Swedish.
Hmm can i use the verb vårdar or sköter here?
sköter and sköter om both work here.
vårdar is also fine Swedish, but it has the connotation of taking care of someone who is e.g. sick or elderly, so it doesn't really fit the sentence.
Takk för snabb replik! I thought so.. so vårdar could work better with äldreomsorg/äldreboende and within the context
1 lingot ska du ha! ;)