from hand to hand


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from hand to hand

Fig. from one person to a series of other persons. The book traveled from hand to hand until it got back to its owner. By the time the baby had been passed from hand to hand, it was crying.
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I was handed from hand to hand to hand, and each one was telling me a different story.
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These writings are still being passed from hand to hand.