see: leave to someone’s tender mercies
[ten-der-mahyn-did] /ˈtɛn dərˈmaɪn dɪd/ adjective 1. compassionate and idealistic.
adjective, tenderer, tenderest. 1. soft or delicate in substance; not hard or tough: a tender steak. 2. weak or delicate in constitution; not strong or hardy. 3. (of plants) unable to withstand freezing temperatures. 4. young or immature: children of tender age. 5. delicate or soft in quality: tender blue. 6. delicate, soft, or gentle: […]
noun 1. a public offer to purchase stock of a corporation from its shareholders at a certain price within a stated time limit, often in an effort to win control of the company.
verb (used without object) 1. to be disposed or inclined in action, operation, or effect to do something: The particles tend to unite. 2. to be disposed toward an idea, emotion, way of thinking, etc.: He tends to be overly optimistic. Her religious philosophy tends toward pantheism. 3. to lead or conduce, as to some […]