hand sth back
— phrasal verb with hand uk /hænd/ us /hænd/ verb [ T ]
- When I used the cashier's pen to sign the receipt, I forgot to hand her pen back.
- When someone in the street handed him a leaflet, he just handed it straight back!
- Miss Mills borrowed our scissors but she never handed them back.
- I can't go anywhere until you hand me my car keys back, silly!
- I took the screwdriver, tightened both the screws, and then handed it back to him.