hand off to (someone)

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hand off to (someone)

1. verb Of the quarterback in football, to hand the ball to another offensive player. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hand" and "off." The quarterback handed the ball off to his teammate.
2. verb To give something to someone else to do or work on. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hand" and "off." You should hand off that boring printing project to the interns.
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