be in safe hands

  • 1 safe hands —    If something is in safe hands, it is being looked after by a reliable person or organization, and is therefore at no risk.     I ll look after Jamie while you go shopping. Don worry he ll be in safe hands …

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  • 2 in good/safe hands — being taken care of very well With her in charge, the office is in good hands. [=she will do the job well] You re in safe hands with us. [=you will be safe with us] • • • Main Entry: ↑hand …

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  • 3 be in safe hands — if someone or something is in safe hands, they are being looked after by someone who can be trusted. I know my daughter s in safe hands at the nursery …

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  • 4 in safe hands — phrase protected from harm or danger by a particular person or organization The company’s future is in safe hands with Walsh in charge. Thesaurus: safe and harmlesssynonym Main entry: safe * * * I protected by someone trustworthy from harm or… …

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  • 5 in the safe hands of somebody — in safe ˈhands | in the safe hands of sb idiom being taken care of well by sb • I ve left the kids in safe hands with my parents. • Their problem was in the safe hands of the experts. Main entry: ↑safeidiom …

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  • 6 in safe hands — ► being cared for or dealt with by someone who is skilled and has a lot of experience: »The shareholders were reassured that, with the new CEO in place, the company was in safe hands. Main Entry: ↑safe …

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  • 7 in safe hands —    If something is in safe (or good) hands, it is being looked after by a reliable person or organization and is therefore at no risk.     I ll look after Jamie while you go shopping. Don t worry, he ll be in safe hands …

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  • 8 in safe hands — protected from harm or danger by a particular person or organization The company s future is in safe hands with Walsh in charge …

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  • 9 in safe hands — ► in safe hands protected by someone trustworthy. Main Entry: ↑hand …

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  • 10 in somebody's safe hands — in sb s capable, safe, etc. ˈhands idiom being taken care of or dealt with by sb that you think you can rely on • Can I leave these queries in your capable hands? Main entry: ↑handidiom …

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  • 11 in safe hands — See at: at the hands of (someone) …

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  • 12 in safe hands — protected by someone trustworthy from harm. → hand …

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  • 13 safe — [[t]se͟ɪf[/t]] ♦♦ safer, safest, safes 1) ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ to inf Something that is safe does not cause physical harm or danger. Officials arrived to assess whether it is safe to bring emergency food supplies into the city... Most… …

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  • 14 safe — safe1 W2S2 [seıf] adj comparative safer superlative safest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not causing harm)¦ 2¦(not in danger)¦ 3 safe place 4 safe journey/arrival/return etc 5¦(no risk)¦ 6¦(subject)¦ 7 to be on the safe side …

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  • 15 safe — 1 /seIf/ adjective 1 NOT CAUSING HARM not likely to cause any physical injury or harm: Flying is one of the safest forms of travel. | the safe disposal of radioactive waste | Don t go too near the edge it isn t safe. | it is safe to do sth: Is it …

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  • 16 SAFE — See: Simulation Analysis of Financial Exposure * * * ▪ I. safe safe 1 [seɪf] adjective 1. not likely to cause any harm or injury: • Our products are safe when used correctly. • Recycling is a safer and cheaper alternative to burning waste …

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  • 17 safe — safe1 [ seıf ] adjective *** ▸ 1 protected from harm etc. ▸ 2 not likely to cause harm ▸ 3 not damaged/hurt/lost ▸ 4 not involving risk ▸ 5 not likely to upset someone ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) never before noun protected from being hurt, damaged, lost,… …

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  • 18 safe — I UK [seɪf] / US adjective Word forms safe : adjective safe comparative safer superlative safest *** 1) a) [never before noun] protected from being hurt, damaged, lost, stolen etc Will my car be safe if I park it in the street? safe from: It s… …

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  • 19 safe*/*/*/ — [seɪf] adj I 1) not likely to be harmed, lost, or stolen Will my car be safe if I park it in the street?[/ex] It s difficult to make airports safe from terrorist attacks.[/ex] Make sure to keep your credit card safe.[/ex] 2) not likely to cause… …

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  • 20 safe pair of hands — A person who can be trusted to do something without causing any trouble is a safe pair of hands …

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