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change hands

to go from one owner to another: That Italian restaurant is nowhere near as good since it changed hands.
Translations of “change hands”
in Chinese (Traditional) 轉手,易主…
in Russian переходить из рук в руки…
in Turkish bir şeyin satışından dolayı el değiştirmesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 转手,易主…
in Polish zmieniać właściciela…
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