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To make someone responsible for something

entrust

verb

to give someone responsibility for an important job or activity

saddle with

to give someone something that is difficult to deal with

shift

verb

to make someone or something else responsible for something, especially when this is unfair

impose

verb

to give someone something unpleasant to deal with

put on

to make someone responsible for dealing with something

lumber

verb

to give someone a job or responsibility that they do not want

hand over

to stop speaking to or dealing with someone and let someone else do it

land with

to give someone an unpleasant job that no one else wants to do

drop/dump something in someone’s lap

to make someone responsible for a job or a problem, without any warning

put in

to give something such as your trust or responsibility for your safety to someone or something

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