pass forward(redirected from pass it forward)
To hand something to a person in front of one. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pass" and "forward." Tom, will you pass forward this stack of papers to the students in front of you? As part of the teambuilding exercise, one person has to pick up an egg with a spoon, then pass it forward along a line of coworkers.
pass something forward
to send something toward the front of a group of people. (Each person hands it to the next.) Please pass this forward to the front of the room. Would you pass this book forward, please?