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English definition of “hand sth back”

hand sth back

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with hand   /hænd/ us  
to return something to the person who gave it to you: [+ two objects] "No, I've never seen him before," I said, handing her back the photograph.
(Definition of hand sth back from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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