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pass down something

phrasal verb with pass  us   /pæs/ verb
to give something to someone who is younger, less important, or at a lower level than you: The word being passed down from the leadership is that the polls are showing good results.pass down If property, diseases, or biological conditions pass down, they go from parents to children: Should I pass down wealth now or wait until I die?
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