hand over
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hand over(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to give)
a. entregar
The company handed over all the documents to the authorities.La compañía entregó toda la documentación a las autoridades.
b. dar
The video shows a man handing over a large sum of money to the politician.El vídeo muestra a un hombre que le da una cantidad importante de dinero al político.
c. pasar
The suspect handed over a flash drive to his contact.El sospechoso le pasó una memoria USB a su contacto.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to surrender)
a. ceder
Why did the government hand over control of these systems to a private company?¿Por qué cedió el gobierno el control de estos sistemas a una compañía privada?
b. entregar
The king handed over the island to his enemies.El rey les entregó la isla a sus enemigos.
3. (on the telephone)
a. pasar
I'm going to hand you over to my colleague Adam as this is more his department.Le voy a pasar con mi compañero Adam porque él se encarga de estos temas.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
4. (to transfer control)
a. ceder el puesto
The time has come for me to hand over to someone younger.Ha llegado la hora de ceder mi puesto a alguien más joven.
5. (radio or television)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
For more information on these events, I'm going to hand over to John Steel in Washington.Para ampliar la información sobre estos sucesos, vamos a conectar con John Steel en Washington.
So after a very exciting race, it is time for me to hand over to the studio.Así que después de una carrera muy emocionante, toca devolver la conexión al estudio.
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hand over
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (give)
a. dar, entregar
2. (fig)
a. ceder (control, responsibility)
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hand over
transitive verb
1 (pass over) pasar
can you hand me over the hammer please? ¿me pasas el martillo, por favor?
2 (hand in) [+driving licence, passport] entregar; (surrender) [+property, business] traspasar; ceder; [+power, government] ceder;
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
(to successor) ceder su puesto a
I'm now handing over to the studio (Rad) (TV) ahora devolvemos la conexión al estudio
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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