(to be) in safe hands

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - in safe hands

"(to be) in safe hands"

to be protected by or in the care of someone trustworthy


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - in safe hands

Two mothers are talking ...

Mother 1:  I'm a little concerned sending my little Sarah off to summer camp. I do hope that she will be well cared for.

Mother 2:  I've been sending my kids off to the same camp every summer for years. Camp Wichiwashie has the very best counselors and the kids are always looked after extremely well.

Mother 1:  Thanks.  I feel a little better knowing my Sarah will be in safe hands.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - in safe hands

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  Are you sure that my accounts will be OK while I'm away on holidays?

Colleague 2:  Absolutely. I will give extra care and attention to your accounts while you are gone. Just relax and enjoy your vacation knowing that your work is in my safe hands.

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(to be) in safe hands - Usage:


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(to be) in safe hands - Gerund Form:

Being in safe hands, he relaxed.

(to be) in safe hands - Examples:

1)  ... are in a complete state of panic but just relax, you are in safe hands. Just relax.

2)  Best of luck to you and hope you and the children are in safe hands throughout this process.

3)  The future is in safe hands. For Peter, the future is in the hands of God.

4)  I'll do my best to make sure you know you're in safe hands. You can take my word I'll do the best I can

5)  Baltimore's starting rotation will be in safe hands as long as Peterson remains in town.

6)  ... very knowledgeable, and I didn't doubt for a second I was in safe hands. He took his time, explained the process of piercing through scar tissue, ...

7)  With 18 years of experience in the field, you know your in safe hands. We have the trucks and the tools to do the job right.

8)  We know Zeb is in safe hands and having a blast. We're not worried about him.

9)  Steve Jobs left the company in safe hands.

10)  But you know you're in safe hands with two of the most intuitive and authentic voices in young-adult today.

11)  He found himself breathing a sigh of relief. His son was in safe hands.

12)  ... and I never worry knowing that they are in safe hands.

13)  ... felt that the documents were in safe hands at the Library of Congress.

14)  While I was sure she was in safe hands, I wanted to be there and she knew that.

15)  So just be patient. He is in safe hands and being taken care of.

16)  Dr. Ashique is highly qualified in managing your health needs. You're in safe hands!

17)  Be assured that your beloved pet is in safe hands with us.

18)  Our men and our women are in safe hands with Chuck. They will be fine.

19)  You're in safe hands, good neighbor, we're there when you need us the most.

20)  Knowing we can leave the shop in safe hands allows us to develop a personal relationship with local suppliers.