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Meaning of "hand it to someone" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HAND IT TO SOMEONE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAND IT TO SOMEONE

hand brace
hand controls
hand cream
hand down
hand drill
hand glass
hand grenade
hand in
hand in glove
hand in hand
hand leather
hand lotion
hand luggage
hand of Fatima
hand on
hand organ
hand over
hand over fist
hand puppet
hand setting

WORDS THAT END LIKE HAND IT TO SOMEONE

come back to someone
dance attendance on someone
do a number on someone
get no change out of someone
get the measure of someone
give it up for someone
give place to someone
have the drop on someone
I wouldn´t doubt someone
knock the stuffing out of someone
leone
make love to someone
not put it past someone
pass the time of day with someone
put the bite on someone
someone
stand to someone
the price of someone
turn the tables on someone
wipe the floor with someone
woe betide someone

Synonyms and antonyms of hand it to someone in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «hand it to someone» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAND IT TO SOMEONE

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Translator English - Chinese

把它交给别人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

entregárselo a alguien
570 millions of speakers

English

hand it to someone
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किसी को हाथ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تسليمه إلى شخص
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

передать его кому
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

entregá-lo a alguém
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কেউ এটা হস্তান্তর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la main à quelqu´un
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menyerahkannya kepada seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

geben Sie es an jemand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

誰かに渡す
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사람에게 손
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tangane menyang wong
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giao cho một người nào đó
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யாராவது அதை ஒப்படைக்க வேண்டும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ते कोणालातरी द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Birine ver
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mano a qualcuno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oddać go do kogoś
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

передати його кому
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

predați-l la cineva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παραδώσει σε κάποιον
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee dit aan iemand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lämna den till någon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

late den til noen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hand it to someone

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HAND IT TO SOMEONE»

The term «hand it to someone» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.020 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HAND IT TO SOMEONE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hand it to someone

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAND IT TO SOMEONE»

Discover the use of hand it to someone in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hand it to someone and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
o Please read this memo carefully and hand it on (to your colleagues). ▻ idiom have (got) to hand it to sb If you say you have (got) to hand it to someone you mean that they have been very successful or skilful: I mean you 'vegot to hand it to ...
‎2008
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Harrap's essential English Dictionary
19 Soldiers fight hand to hand when they fight closely together using knives or swords: fierce hand-to-hand combat. 20 You say you have to hand it to someone when you feel they deserve praise or credit for something: You had to hand it to ...
‎1996
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Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
... against touching Or interfering with something. have blood on your hands: see BLOOD. have clean hands: see CLEAN. have to hand it to someone used to acknowledge the merit or achievement of someone. 2001 DVD Verdict You've got to ...
John Ayto, 2010
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Oxford Dictionary of English
... tied informal be unable to act freely. have to hand it to someone informal used to acknowledge the merit or achievement of someone: I've got to hand it to you— you've got the magic touch. in hand 1 receiving or requiring immediate attention:  ...
Angus Stevenson, 2010
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Webster's New World American Idioms Handbook
Usually said as have to hand it to (someone) 0 I've got to hand it to him. He managed to get his law degree while working full time. 0 Boy, I have to hand it to you. You dealt with that rude customer a lot better than I would have. give someone a ...
Gail Brenner, 2011
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Chambers Universal Learners' Dictionary
... the hand of another: The boy and girl were walking along hand in hand; (fig) Poverty and crime go hand in hand. 'hand it to someone ( mf: usu with have (got) to) to show or feel admiration for (a person) ; to give (a person) the praise that ...
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Heinemann English Dictionary
2 to announce officially: The court handed down its decision. hand out to distribute. hand over to pass on to someone else. have to hand it to someone to have to admit that someone has done very well. handbag noun a bag for carrying small ...
‎2001
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Chabers 21st Century Dictionary
2 to obtain it. • hand and foot handball completely; in every possible way □ Servants wait on him hand and foot. • hand in glove very closely associated. • hand in hand 1 with hands mutually clasped. 2 in close association. • hand it to someone ...
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Chambers concise dictionary
2 in close association, hand it to someone colloq to give them credit, hand of God an unforeseen or unavoidable accident, such as lightning or a storm, hand over fist colloq in large amounts and very quickly • They're making money hand over ...
Ian Brookes, 2004
10
Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary Paperback with CD-ROM
have to do with something to be about something o My question has to do with last week's assignment. • have (got) to hand it to someone to recognize that someone deserves respect for what the person did o You've got to hand it to her, she ...
Cambridge University Press, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAND IT TO SOMEONE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hand it to someone is used in the context of the following news items.
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Having fun with engines - Bill White is a one man industry
I would like to have all of this functioning perfectly so that if I feel like retiring I can hand it to someone and say it's a going concern go and have ... «The Press, Jul 15»
2
A Brief Tribute To The Magical Problem-Solving Manila Folders On …
They might hand it to someone else or throw it across the table and alter the entire course of a storyline. It's the ultimate prop. Need a last ... «UPROXX, Jul 15»
3
Story of the year: Alden passes baton to Rhoades
... that servant-leader and really believe that in your core, then you want to take that baton and hand it to someone else,” Alden said at his Jan. «Columbia Daily Tribune, Jun 15»
4
Diane Stafford: Job hunters rightly fear identity theft
It's better to hand it directly to the human resource department or hiring manager than to leave it in a basket or hand it to someone else in the ... «Kansas City Star, Jun 15»
5
Meet the Mixologist at Lowe's House of Bourbon
You just open it and hand it to someone. What's the most sold drink in the bar?Anything bourbon or anything on the rocks. Have you created ... «The News Herald, Jun 15»
6
You Can Buy What?! A Murder Auction Site Is Selling Crazy Things …
On the back of the card you can write down your number and hand it to someone else if you want them to know you like them. Pretty sinister ... «moviepilot.com, May 15»
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Burnt to death: Reporter's revealing account of sitting through a …
So what made the young man withdraw his life savings and hand it to someone who had taken advantage of him before? "I don't think honestly ... «TVNZ, May 15»
8
Helen Hunt Calls New Movie a Love Story Between Mother and Son
... writing when she had trouble finding good roles and started directing because “I didn't want to make this story, then hand it to someone else.”. «Wall Street Journal, Apr 15»
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Travel review: Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere, Cumbria
But to, you know, hand it to someone else. Let's be clear, in 28 years I have built up a well established reputation as someone who does not ... «Manchester Evening News, Apr 15»
10
A look back at Mike Alden's tenure
... be that servant-leader and really believe that in your core, then you want to take that baton and hand it to someone else,” Alden says. «Columbia Daily Tribune, Apr 15»

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