trust (one) to (do something)(redirected from trust someone to)
trust (one) to (do something)
It is so typically of someone to do something. Trust John to make a big deal out of something so trivial! This tax plan is really outrageous. Trust the government to favor big business over middle-class citizens, huh?
trust someone or something to someone
to leave someone or something in the possession of someone whom you assume will take good care of someone or something. Can I trust my little Jimmy to you? I am perfectly comfortable trusting this money to you.
trust ˈyou, ˈhim, ˈher, etc. (to do something)(spoken, informal) used when somebody does or says something that you think is typical of them: Trust you to forget my birthday! ♢ Trust it to rain at the weekend!
To depend on something: I'd rather plan my financial future than trust to luck.