phrasal verb lumber
[British , informal , disapproval]
If you are lumbered with
someone or something, you have to deal with them or take care
of them even
though you do not want
to and this annoys
I was lumbered with the job of taking charge of all the money.
She was lumbered with a bill for about ninety pounds.
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