saddle sb/sth with sth


saddle sb/sth with sth
UK US saddle sb/sth with sth
Phrasal Verb with saddle({{}}/ˈsædl/ verb
to put someone in a situation in which they have to deal with something difficult or unpleasant: »

Many people do not want traditional mortgages that saddle borrowers with debt for a fixed period.

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The balance sheet is healthy, and the corporation is no longer saddled with a pile of bad investments.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • saddle somebody with something — ˈsaddle sb/yourself with sth derived often passive to give sb/yourself an unpleasant responsibility, task, debt, etc • I ve been saddled with organizing the conference. • The company was saddled with debts of £12 million. Main entry: ↑saddle …   Useful english dictionary

  • saddle yourself with something — ˈsaddle sb/yourself with sth derived often passive to give sb/yourself an unpleasant responsibility, task, debt, etc • I ve been saddled with organizing the conference. • The company was saddled with debts of £12 million. Main entry: ↑saddle …   Useful english dictionary

  • saddle sth with sth — UK US saddle sb/sth with sth Phrasal Verb with saddle({{}}/ˈsædl/ verb ► to put someone in a situation in which they have to deal with something difficult or unpleasant: »Many people do not want traditional mortgages that saddle borrowers with… …   Financial and business terms

  • saddle sb with sth — UK US saddle sb/sth with sth Phrasal Verb with saddle({{}}/ˈsædl/ verb ► to put someone in a situation in which they have to deal with something difficult or unpleasant: »Many people do not want traditional mortgages that saddle borrowers with… …   Financial and business terms

  • saddle — sad|dle1 [ˈsædl] n [: Old English; Origin: sadol] 1.) a leather seat that you sit on when you ride a horse ↑saddle, ↑stand 2.) a seat on a bicycle or a ↑motorcycle 3.) in the saddle informal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • saddle — 1 noun 1 (C) a seat made of leather that is put on a horse s back so that someone can ride it 2 (C) a seat on a bicycle or a motorcycle 3 be in the saddle informal a) to be in a position in which you have power or authority: He s been in the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • saddle — [ˈsæd(ə)l] noun [C] I 1) a leather seat that you put on a horse s back 2) the seat on a bicycle or MOTORCYCLE • in the saddle informal in control of something[/ex] II verb [T] saddle [ˈsæd(ə)l] to put a saddle on a horse • saddle sb with sth …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • ˈsaddle sb with sth — phrasal verb to give someone something that is difficult or unpleasant to deal with The company was saddled with a huge debt last year.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Listed buildings in Liverpool — Partial and incomplete lists of listed buildings in Liverpool, England. A *July 28 1952 II Abercromby Square L7 Garden House *July 28 1952 II Abercromby Square (west side) L7 Nos. 1 to 7 (consec) No. 7a *July 28 1952 II Abercromby Square (south… …   Wikipedia

  • stand — stand1 W1S1 [stænd] v past tense and past participle stood [stud] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(be on feet)¦ 2¦(rise)¦ 3¦(step)¦ 4¦(in a particular position)¦ 5¦(in a state/condition)¦ 6¦(not like)¦ 7¦(accept a situation)¦ 8¦(be good enough)¦ 9 …   Dictionary of contemporary English