hand around


hand around
ˌhand ˈround ˌhand a ˈround [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they hand round he/she/it hands round present participle handing round past tense handed round past participle handed round] phrasal verb
to give things to different people in a group

Nina handed round mugs of hot coffee.

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  • hand round — phrasal verb hand round or hand around [transitive] Word forms hand round : present tense I/you/we/they hand round he/she/it hands round present participle handing round past tense handed round past participle handed round to give things to… …   English dictionary

  • hand round — see hand around …   English dictionary

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