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phrasal verb [transitive] [usually passive] informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theyland with
he/she/itlands with
present participlelanding with
past tenselanded with
past participlelanded with
  1. land someone with something to give someone an unpleasant job that no one else wants to do

    John was landed with the job of sorting Susan's files when she left.

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