saddle with

phrasal verb

saddled with; saddling with; saddles with
: to cause (someone or something) to have (a problem, burden, responsibility, etc.)
His actions have saddled the company with too much debt.
My boss saddled me with the task of organizing the conference.
often used as (be) saddled with
The company is saddled with an enormous amount of debt.
She is saddled with a reputation for not being dependable.

Examples of saddle with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He was saddled with a six-month prison sentence after pleading guilty, according to court records. Pilar Arias, Fox News, 9 Apr. 2024 Florida is saddled with the nation’s highest inflation at about 4% while Pennsylvania has the lowest at about 1.8%, according to an analysis of index data by Moody’s Analytics that’s based on a three-month moving average. Paul Davidson, USA TODAY, 9 Apr. 2024 Both men are saddled with high negatives in the electorate as a whole. Craig Gilbert, Journal Sentinel, 2 Apr. 2024 The Chinese developer was saddled with about $332 billion in liabilities as of June 2023. Bloomberg, Fortune Asia, 22 Mar. 2024 As Marcos, Nico Greetham is also saddled with an overload of wokeness. Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times, 19 Mar. 2024 Instead, you’re saddled with an Action button, programmed to mute all notification sounds and vibrations by default. Florence Ion / Gizmodo, Quartz, 29 Mar. 2024 But in the process, Kyiv was saddled with great expectations. Dominic Tierney, Foreign Affairs, 25 Mar. 2024 According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, 100 million Americans are saddled with health care debt. Kevin Lyons, Fortune, 19 Mar. 2024

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'saddle with.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near saddle with

Cite this Entry

“Saddle with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!