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hand over

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhand over phrasal verb1 hand something ↔ overGIVE to give something to someone with your hand, especially because they have asked for it or should have it The soldiers were ordered to hand over their guns.hand something ↔ over to He handed the phone over to me.2 GIVEto give someone power or responsibility over something which you used to be in charge ofhand something ↔ over (to somebody) On his retirement, he handed the business over to his son. Political control has been handed over to religious leaders. to Now she feels the time has come to hand over to someone else. hand→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
hand overNegotiations have begun in preparation for the handover of power to the new government.If you don't hand it over I'll shoot!"Give us a bit of your rum, " he said. Virginia handed over the bottle.It was only after many legal battles that he agreed to hand over the farm.The robbers forced them to hand over the money.In 1997 the sovereignty of Hong Kong was handed over to China.She was forced to hand executive control over to the new board.hand toMany parents are only too eager to hand their child over to a babysitter and enjoy a well-earned night out.She handed them over to her husband and was terrified by his reaction.Once I'd intended to hand it over to him, but now that seemed a long time ago.The manager chased Cowen, who is arthritic, and handed him over to police.Many schools were established by communities on a self-help basis, with the intention of handing them over to the government.Sign the list of property and hand valuables over to the manager for safe keeping.Darlington people will be able to hand their goods over to their milkman on collection days until March 6.I handed my find over to this guy.hand toShe had merely telephoned to let him know that she would be handing over to a girl called Kate.Parents have handed over to an outsider to solve a problem he or she never has to face.The party was indeed handed over to Birmingham.Fittingly, the winning team trophy was handed over to Lance Corporal Manning's widow, Elaine.After some 18 months he handed over to Mr T. White.Like Abingdon, Kemble is handing over to the army.We just handed over to them.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhand over phrasal verb [intransitive, transitive] hand something → over to let someone else take charge of something which you were in charge ofNow she feels the time has come to hand over to someone else.On his retirement, he handed the business over to his son. hand→ See Verb table
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Verb table
hand
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhand
he, she, ithands
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhanded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave handed
he, she, ithas handed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad handed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hand
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have handed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam handing
he, she, itis handing
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you, we, theyare handing
Past
I, he, she, itwas handing
you, we, theywere handing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been handing
he, she, ithas been handing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been handing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be handing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been handing
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