Meaning of “pass sth on” in the English Dictionary

"pass sth on" in British English

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pass sth on

phrasal verb with pass uk /pɑːs/ us /pæs/ verb


B1 to tell someone something that another person has told you:

If he provided us with any information, no one passed it on to me.

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to give a disease to another person:

It's possible to pass on the virus to others through physical contact.

(Definition of “pass sth on” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)