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entrust with

Meaning: to give someone responsibility for something of importance or value

For example:

  • entrust sb with sth Ben says that entrusting kids with important jobs like looking after pets and taking care of younger kids will help them to become mature adults later on.

  • be entrusted with sth Do you think Edna can be entrusted with a secret, or do you think she might tell someone?

Quick Quiz:

The news media are entrusted with the important job of telling us
  1. entertaining stories
  2. the facts and the truth
  3. whatever they want to

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