in good hands


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in good hands

Fig. in the safe, competent care of someone. Don't worry. Your children are in good hands. Sally is an experienced baby-sitter. Your car is in good hands. My mechanics are factory-trained.
See also: good, hand

in good hands

also in safe hands
managed or cared for with great attention I'm just glad to know that our money's in such good hands. Nothing gives parents greater comfort than knowing their children are in safe hands.
See also: good, hand

in good hands

In competent or safe care. For example, I know the children are in good hands when they visit my mother. The term good hand has been used in the sense of "skill" or "ability" since the late 1300s.
See also: good, hand