safe pair of hands

noun phrase

Definition of safe pair of hands

British
: someone who can be trusted with responsibility or a job The next leader of the party should be a safe pair of hands.

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“Safe pair of hands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/safe%20pair%20of%20hands. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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