task (one) with (something)

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task (one) with (something)

To assign one the responsibility of completing some task. Often used in passive constructions. The boss tasked me with scanning all the documents so that we have a digital copy of each one. The committee was tasked with determining whether there was any criminal negligence involved.
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task with

v.
To give someone or something some task: The president tasked the committee with investigating the accident. The accounting group was tasked with the responsibility of producing a budget report.
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He added, Your Majesty on this great and beloved occasion, it gives us honor to stand before your Majesty as to renew our obedience and allegiance to carry the sacred duty whom you have tasked us with, and work harder to enforce the law, ensuring tranquility and peace, and protecting lives and properties while taking inspiration from Your Majesty's determination to overcome difficulties to keep Oman always enjoying peace, security and prosperity".
"This increase has tasked us with working a little harder and being more creative in helping to offset costs without sacrificing food quality," says David Heidke, director of LSU Dining at Louisiana State University.