in good hands


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in good hands

Being handled or cared for by a competent party; in a position to be well cared for. If Mike is your realtor, you're definitely in good hands. He's the best in the business. Don't you worry, your mother is in good hands with our team of nurses.
See also: good, hand
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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

in safe/good ˈhands

being taken care of by a responsible person or organization, and unlikely to be harmed or damaged: When the child is with my mother, I know she’s in good hands.It’s a good hospital. I’m sure he’s in safe hands.
See also: good, hand, safe
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