pass along something to someone

pass along something to someone
pass along (something) (to (someone)) to give something to someone.

Reporters passed along the information as they heard it.

If you don't want the book, you can pass it along to someone who does.

Usage notes: also said about something given to younger people:

I wanted friends and family to be able to pass along some special memory about my father after his death.

Women can also pass the gene along to their children.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • pass along to someone — pass along (something) (to (someone)) to give something to someone. Reporters passed along the information as they heard it. If you don t want the book, you can pass it along to someone who does. Usage notes: also said about something given to… …   New idioms dictionary

  • pass along to — pass along (something) (to (someone)) to give something to someone. Reporters passed along the information as they heard it. If you don t want the book, you can pass it along to someone who does. Usage notes: also said about something given to… …   New idioms dictionary

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