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saddle sb/sth with sth

phrasal verb with saddle uk   us   /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 ​fixedperiod. The ​balance sheet is ​healthy, and the ​corporation is no ​longer saddled with a ​pile of ​badinvestments.
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