in the trust of

in the trust of (someone)

In someone's care or protection. I knew I shouldn't have left such an expensive item in the trust of my assistant. Back in my day, it was normal to leave your kids in the trust of your neighbors if you had to step out for a while.
See also: of, trust

*in the trust of someone

under the responsibility or in the care of someone. (*Typically: be ~; leave someone or something ~; place someone or something ~.) The state placed the orphan in the trust of the foster parents. Our bonds are left in the trust of our broker.
See also: of, trust