Idiom:  hand out something

Meaning

Idiom:  hand out something (hand something out)

  • to give something to people present at a meeting or event


Example sentences

  • Could you please hand out one of these brochures to each person?
  • I can’t attend the management meeting so if they hand out any documents can you please get copies for me?
  • They handed out free ice cream cones to all the kids at the shopping mall today. 

  • We're handing out free samples of our latest perfume. Would you like one?

  • What are they handing out flyers for?

  • Before we land, the flight attendants will hand out immigration forms.

  • "Where did you get the play bill?"  "They handed it out at the door when we gave them our tickets."

  • I really hope they hand out ear plugs at the concert because I forgot to bring a pair from home.

Synonyms

  • give away


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