a safe pair of hands Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"a safe pair of hands" in British English

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a safe pair of hands

UK someone who you can ​trust to do an ​importantjob well, without making ​mistakes: Colleagues ​regard her as a ​safepair of ​hands.
(Definition of a safe pair of hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a safe pair of hands”
in Chinese (Simplified) 信得过的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 信得過的人…
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