Meaning of “change hands” in the 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 Italian restaurant is nowhere near as good since it changed hands.

(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 changed hands.

(Definition of “change hands” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)