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English definition of “hand sth down”

hand sth down

phrasal verb with hand     /hænd/ verb [+ two objects]
CHILDREN to give toys , clothes , books , etc to children who are younger than you in your family Giving, providing and supplying
TRADITIONS to pass traditions from older people to younger ones : This custom has been handed down through the generations .Teaching in general
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