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hand sth out

phrasal verb with hand uk   /hænd/ us   /hænd/ verb [T]
B1 to give something to each person in a group or place: The teacher asked her to hand out the worksheets. They stood on the street corner handing out leaflets.

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hand sth out

phrasal verb with hand uk   /hænd/ us   verb
to give something to each person on a group or place: hand out fliers/leaflets He handed out fliers to advertise the store's bargains.hand out cash/money Washington began handing out money to struggling farmers during the Depression.
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Translations of “hand sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 分发,发放…
in Turkish dağıtmak, vermek…
in Russian раздавать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分發,發放…
in Polish rozdawać coś…
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