Have your grandparents ever handed down something to you? Learn what it means here.
Here are four phrasal verbs with the word “hand”:
HAND IN – to give documents or written papers to officials or teacher.
Ex: I handed my passport in to the customs officer.
HAND BACK – to give something you’re holding back to someone.
Ex: Paul handed Ruth the book back after he looked at it.
HAND AROUND – to give something to each person in the group.
Ex: She poured the soup into plates and handed them around to us.
HAND DOWN – to give something to someone (usually to a member of a family) so they can have it after you die.
Ex: She was handed down that necklace by her mother.
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