leave (someone or something) in the hands of (one)(redirected from left one in the hands of)
leave (someone or something) in the hands of (one)
To allow one to have control, authority, or responsibility over someone or something. We're leaving the kids in the hands of my mother-in-law while we're in Barcelona. I'm getting too old to run this business anymore, Jake—it's time that I left it in the hands of a younger man or woman.
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