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Phrasal Verbs

entrust to

This page is about the phrasal verb entrust to

Meaning

to give somebody responsibility for something of importance or value

For example

  • entrust sth to sb Do you think we should entrust the discovery and development of new drugs to profit-seeking private companies?

  • be entrusted to sb The job of running the government is entrusted to politicians.

Quick Quiz

Many people lost money during the global financial crisis because their savings had been entrusted to

a. a box under the bed

b. their family members

c. investment funds and money managers

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