In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(relinquish)(keys/gun/money) entregar(prisoner) entregar
1.2(on telephone)to hand sb over to sb — pasarle a algn con algn
- I'll hand you over to Ann — te paso con Ann
1.3(transfer)(power/responsibility) transferircontrol of the business was handed over to … — la dirección del negocio fue puesta en manos de …
2when he finally hands over to his son — cuando finalmente le ceda el puesto a su hijo
- I'm handing over to my deputy for a week — voy a dejar todo en manos de mi vice por una semana
- I'll now hand over to our reporter in Boston — vamos a escuchar ahora a nuestro corresponsal en Boston
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