saddled with; saddling with; saddles with
Definition of saddle 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 withThe company is saddled with an enormous amount of debt.She is saddled with a reputation for not being dependable.
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