Geithner also claims that former treasury secretary Hank Paulson apologized to him for saddling him with Barofsky.
Is microfinance really helping the extremely poor—or saddling them with debt they can't repay?
Many celebrities, it seems, are saddling up into fashion muse side jobs.
He often compares the experience to a guy (or girl) saddling up to a bar.
London may as well also require that cabbies master the art of saddling a horse and mending a harness.
Then they made ready for their own trip, saddling their horses and preparing to lead the two others.
The only consolation I had was that I had not been responsible for saddling Albatross.
At last, when the saddling is finished, the poor animal can hardly breathe from fear, and is white with foam and sweat.
In the circumstances he was not long about saddling his horse.
I went outside the hut and discovered him saddling a fine bay stallion.
Old English sadol "seat for a rider," from Proto-Germanic *sathulaz (cf. Old Norse söðull, Old Frisian sadel, Dutch zadel, zaal, German Sattel "saddle"), from PIE *sed- (1) "to sit" (cf. Latin sedere "to sit," Old Church Slavonic sedlo "saddle;" see sedentary). Figurative phrase in the saddle "in an active position of management" is attested from 1650s. Saddle stitch (n.) was originally in bookbinding (1887).
Old English sadolian "to put a riding saddle on;" see saddle (n.). The meaning "to load with a burden" is first recorded 1690s. Related: Saddled; saddling.
saddle sad·dle (sād'l)
A structure shaped like a saddle.