hand in

This page is about the phrasal verb hand in.

Meaning: If you hand something in, you give it to someone in authority, like a teacher, a policeman or a security guard.

Synonym: turn in (American), submit (formal)

For example:

  • hand in sth Please hand in your exam paper before you leave the classroom.

  • hand sth in If you find something that doesn't belong to you, please hand it in to the duty officer at the front desk.

Nouns often used as objects with hand in: exam paper, test paper, report, results, keys, security card

Quick Quiz:

When you've finished the assignment, please hand in

a. your money

b. your report

c. your business card

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Contributor: Matt Errey