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What does "in good hands" mean?

Vocabulary Word: in good hands

1. Definition (expr.) taken care of by a person who knows what s/he’s doing

Examples “We don’t have to worry about Jeffrey tonight. He’s in good hands. My sister is a really smart and responsible person. She’ll take care of him.”

Examples “My friend Kim is going out with my friend Mark tonight. I set them up on a date. I told Kim she’d be in good hands, so she was happy to take a chance with someone she didn’t know.”

Examples “The company is in good hands. It will be successful for many years, because the managers are all very smart and capable people.”

Examples “When Michael Jordan played for the Chicago Bulls, the team was always in good hands. He was able to make them win most of their games.”

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