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English definition of “in sb's capable hands”

in sb's capable hands

humorous
being dealt with by the person mentioned: I'm going away next week, so I'll be leaving everything in your capable hands.Skilled, talented and able
(Definition of in sb's capable hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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