Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “hand sth back”

See all translations

hand sth back

phrasal verb with hand
 
 
/hænd/ verb [+ two objects]
to return something to the person who gave it to you: I was absent when the teacher handed back our homework.Giving, providing and supplying
Translations of “hand sth back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 遞還…
in Russian возвращать…
in Turkish geri vermek, teslim etmek, iade etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 递还…
in Polish oddawać coś…
(Definition of hand sth back from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “hand sth back” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

glacial

made or left by a glacier

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More