hand sth back Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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hand sth back

phrasal verb with hand uk   us   /hænd/ verb [T]
to ​return something to the ​person who gave it to you: [+ two objects] "No, I've never ​seen him before," I said, ​handing her back the ​photograph.
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(Definition of hand sth back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 递还…
in Turkish geri vermek, teslim etmek, iade etmek…
in Russian возвращать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遞還…
in Polish oddawać coś…
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