AmEnglish.com Resources

Tips and training to improve reading, vocabulary and communication skills

Idiom of the week – Hand over

Posted by englishlessons on April 23, 2014

Definition:

turn in; surrender

Examples:

The company was required to hand over their documents to the investigators.

The police surrounded the robber and told him to put down his gun and hand over the stolen property.

TOEFL® Tip:

Note that “hand over” is a phrasal verb. Phrasal verbs are included on the TOEFL® test as they are so frequent in English. Look for the the “TOEFL® phrasal verbs” graphic that highlights the phrasal verbs in the Idioms in English programs.

AmEnglish.com Programs:

Improve your fluency in English. Check out all 17 English Language Training Programs from AmEnglish.com

Idioms in EnglishTOEFL Phrasal Verbs

Leave a Reply

 
%d bloggers like this: