Hand-me-down – idiomatic phrase

“hand-me-down” English expressions with HAND

Parts of the body vocabulary are frequently found in idiomatic expressions in English

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Hand-me-down (adj)

meaning: used or owned by somebody else before you

often used to refer to clothes; jokes; anecdotes

– When I was little I often used to wear clothes that were hand-me-downs from my older brother.

– I used hand-me-down school books, before they were my uncle’s

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