Meaning of “saddle sb/sth with sth” in the English Dictionary

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"saddle sb/sth with sth" in Business English

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saddle sb/sth with sth

phrasal verb with saddle uk /ˈsædl/ us 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)