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English definition of “saddle sb/sth with sth”

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. The balance sheet is healthy, and the corporation is no longer saddled with a pile of bad investments.
(Definition of saddle sb/sth with sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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