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hand sth over

phrasal verb with hand uk   us   /hænd/ verb [T]
B2 to give something to someone ​else: We were ​ordered to ​hand over ​ourpassports.
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(Definition of hand sth over from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hand (sth) over

phrasal verb with hand uk   us   /hænd/ verb
to give someone else ​control of or ​responsibility for something: to ​hand over ​control/​power/​responsibilityhand sth over to sb The ​founder handed the ​company over to his sons. The ​owner of the ​property was in ​breach of ​contract in ​failing to have the ​flatready to ​hand over.
to give something to someone: hand over money/documents Insist on a ​legallybindingcontract before handing over a ​deposit.
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(Definition of hand (sth) over from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hand sth over”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…交给,把…送交…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…交給,把…送交…
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