Idiom:  in safe hands

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Idiom:  in safe hands

  • in a situation where someone is taking good care of you

Example sentences

  • With State Farm Insurance, your home and automobiles are in safe hands.
  • Don’t worry, you’ll be in safe hands with my assistant.
  • I thought my mother would be in safe hands at the nursing home but no one’s making sure she’s taking her medication.
  • Refugees fleeing war and political persecution try to make it to countries where they will be welcomed and in safe hands.
  • My host family in Tanzania was super. I always felt like I was in safe hands.
  • Once we reached the police station we knew we were in safe hands and the person following our car disappeared.
  • I don't know if we should let our daughter travel to Costa Rica. We have to check the organization she wants to volunteer with to ensure she'll be in safe hands.
  • I highly recommend Dr. Perry. He's the most experienced heart surgeon. You will definitely be in safe hands.


  • in good hands

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