Hand over - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈhænd ˈəʊvər|
Brit.  |hænd ˈəʊvə|

verb

- to surrender someone or something to another (syn: deliver, fork out, fork up, render, turn in)

Examples

The escaped criminal was handed over to the police.

He clapped his hand over his mouth when he realized what he had said.

...cozened scores of people by persuading them to hand over funds that he would “invest”...

...the police officer ordered the suspect to hand over his weapons...

He ran his hand over his stubble.

She whispered, holding her hand over the mouthpiece.

Every boy needs a good tight hand over him.

'Mick!' She clapped her hand over her mouth. 'I'd forgotten!'

Hand over the money, or else!

He put a gun to her head and told the cashier to hand over the money.

Five years ago, the company was losing money hand over fist.

The soldiers were ordered to hand over their guns.

Now she feels the time has come to hand over to someone else.

Ben put his hand over the mouthpiece and shouted to me.

You'd better hand over the money, or else (=used to threaten someone).

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