trust to

phrasal verb

trusted to; trusting to; trusts to
1
: to rely on (something one has no control over, such as luck or chance) to get what one wants or needs
All we can do at this point is hope for the best and trust to luck.
2
: to give the responsibility of doing (something) to (someone)
They trusted the care of their daughter to her grandparents while they were on vacation.

Examples of trust to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Republicans, on the other hand, were more trusted to handle the cost of living, receiving 44% support versus 40% for Democrats. Brendan Rascius, Miami Herald, 27 Feb. 2024 There is never a better situational outcome than where you are positioned with credibility, certitude and a pledge of trust to a professional and qualified network of leads who might actually need your services. Mustansir Paliwala, Forbes, 23 Feb. 2024 As evidence that Bragg's office should be trusted to properly prosecute Almansoori, a spokesperson pointed to New York City's murder rate relative to Phoenix's. Miguel Torres, The Arizona Republic, 23 Feb. 2024 Young people angry at the military can no longer be trusted to vote for the party their parents or community elders tell them to, upending the way politics has worked for decades in Punjab. Christina Goldbaum, New York Times, 7 Feb. 2024 From communities of color to seniors, these communities need to have trust to go with adoption. Nick Charles, Rolling Stone, 25 Jan. 2024 Journalistic defenders can be trusted to attack and shame anyone who mistrusts the official story. Rich Lowry, National Review, 13 Feb. 2024 This vision led The Body Shop to become synonymous with products that customers could trust to be cruelty-free and environmentally sustainable. Kate Hardcastle, Forbes, 10 Feb. 2024 The funny thing, Mary teases, is Deborah can’t be trusted to boil a hotdog. Jill Wendholt Silva, Kansas City Star, 30 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Trust to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trust%20to. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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