change hands Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"change hands" in British English

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change hands

to go from one ​owner to another: That ​Italianrestaurant is ​nowhere near as good since it ​changedhands.
(Definition of change hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"change hands" in American English

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change hands

to go from one ​owner to another: The Italian ​restaurant isn’t as good since it ​changedhands.
(Definition of change hands from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “change hands”
in Chinese (Simplified) 转手,易主…
in Turkish bir şeyin satışından dolayı el değiştirmesi…
in Russian переходить из рук в руки…
in Chinese (Traditional) 轉手,易主…
in Polish zmieniać właściciela…
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