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hand sth over

phrasal verb with hand uk   /hænd/ us   /hænd/ verb [T]
B2 to give something to someone else: We were ordered to hand over our passports.
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hand (sth) over

phrasal verb with hand uk   /hænd/ us   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 flat ready to hand over.
to give something to someone: hand over money/documents Insist on a legally binding contract 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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