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Change hands   /tʃeɪndʒ hændz/   Listen
Change hands

Be transferred to another owner.  Synonym: change owners.

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"Change hands" Quotes from Famous Books

... with sudden interest: "I heard in Lewiston, a couple of weeks ago, that the Y Bar might change hands and, frankly I will tell you that I was ...
— Prairie Flowers • James B. Hendryx

... them. The whole village was a mass of ruins. At the moment the village was in the hands of the French. It had been occupied twice by the Germans, but only the day before had again been captured by the French. Although Stubbs did not know it, the little village was to change hands a score of times more in the months that ...
— The Boy Allies At Verdun • Clair W. Hayes

Words linked to "Change hands" :   devolve, return, fall, move, displace, accrue, pass, vest

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