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land sb with sth

phrasal verb with land uk   us   /lænd/ verb
If someone or something lands you with something, he, she, or it causes problems for you: I hope you don't mind me landing you with the children at such short notice. Alan's gone off on holiday and I've been landed with the job of sorting out his mistakes.
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