hand to (one)

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hand to (one)

To pass or give someone something directly. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hand" and "to." I took a cupcake and then handed the plate to my mom. Hand this to Ed, will you? You'll see him before I do.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

hand something to someone

to give something to someone by hand. The clerk handed her a message when she stopped at the desk. This message was just handed to me.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

hand it to

Give credit to, congratulate, as in You've got to hand it to her; she knows what she's doing. [c. 1900]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

hand it to

Informal
To give credit to: You've got to hand it to her; she knows what she's doing.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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