hand in


    Definition of hand in in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGhands inPRhanding inPT, PPhanded in
    1. VT To give something to a responsible person.
      1. I found a wallet on the street, so I handed it in to the police.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The ecomodernists talk of “unproductive, small-scale farming” and claim that “urbanisation and agricultural intensification go hand in hand.”
      • Again Abdullah listened intently, his eyes closed, his ten fingers forming a temple of his hands in front of him.
      • Angus was born with symbrachydactyly , a condition believed to be caused when blood flow is limited to the hand in the womb, restricting its development and often causing short, malformed fingers.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Phrases
      • Phrasal verbs
        • Phrasal verbs with particle (in)
      • Verbs
        • Phrasal verbs
          • Phrasal verbs with particle (in)
          • Transitive verbs
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        1. en hand in hand
        2. en hand in glove
        3. en hand in one's dinner pail
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of hand in for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this idiom "hand in" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasal verb. It's also a verb, more specifically, a phrasal verb and a transitive verb.
        Definiteness: Level 1
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