in charge of

[in charge of] {prep.} 1. Responsible for; having supervision orcare of.

Marian is in charge of selling tickets.

The girl incharge of refreshments forgot to order the ice cream for the party.

When our class had a play, the teacher put Harold in charge of thestage curtain.

2. or [in the charge of] Under the care or supervisionof.

Mother puts the baby in the charge of the baby-sitter while sheis out.

The money was given in charge of Mr. Jackson forsafekeeping.