apprentice (one) to(redirected from apprenticed them to)
apprentice (one) to
To pair one with an expert in a particular field or trade so that one can learn about it. I have apprenticed my son to the local blacksmith.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
apprentice someone to someone
to assign someone to work at a certain trade and learn it from someone experienced. She apprenticed her son to a local diesel mechanic. I apprenticed myself to a printer and learned what it means to get really dirty.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.