a seat made to fit over the back of an animal, especially a horse, for a rider to sit on
a seat on a bicycle, motorcycle, etc.
put a saddle on a horse
cause to load or charge with (sth) as a burden
"saddle the horses"
"he saddled me with that heavy responsibility"
"He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
Officials in faraway Moscow saddled the Ukraine club..with all the national team fixtures.
Her escort is saddled with another job..to transport another uncontrollable passenger.
我们得到命令,天一亮就要上好马鞍。 saddle sth ⇔ up
The horses were saddled up and ready to move.
他有一所既不能出售又不能修理的大房子,担子沉重。 saddle sb with sth/v-ing
He saddled his parents with heavy debts.
Don't saddle me with taking the children to school again.
I am always being saddled with extra duties.
She was saddled with the responsibility of educating three small children.
He was saddled with a large family to support.
At his father's death he was saddled with heavy debts.