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hand down


  1. to leave to a later period or generation; bequeath
  2. to pass (an outgrown garment) on from one member of a family to a younger one
  3. law to announce or deliver (a verdict)

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Example Sentences

Then, she puts her hand down his pants and whispers, “Meet me in the restroom in sixty seconds.”

Tip: slamming your hand down just before you land makes the fall sound way more dramatic.

In normal places you keep your hand on top of the stick and in the low places you slide your hand down into the hollow.

If so, how will a judge decide which of the prescribed punishments to hand down to Trivedi?

The detective said privately that he did not expect the grand jury to hand down an indictment.

When I had read it, slowly, for his benefit, he brought his hand down smartly on one knee and nodded rapidly.

Some baby must have put its hand down in the mud; but that's silly, of course.

He laid the hand down again, with a groan, and then he 165 heard a voice.

"I want it, and I mean to have it" And he rose and dashed his huge hand down upon the table.

I stuck my hand down, and it was given a vicious bite by a white, pink-eyed ferret Paul was carrying there.


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