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hand sth down

phrasal verb with hand uk   us   /hænd/ verb
to give or teach something to a younger ​member of your family: hand sth down from sb to sb The men ​practise a ​skill handed down from father to son.
LAW to announce a decision in a ​court of ​law: He showed little ​emotion when the 20-year sentence was handed down.
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