pass (something) down

idiom

: to give (something) to a younger person especially within the same family
She will pass her diamond ring down to her niece.
It's a family recipe passed down from my great-grandmother.

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“Pass (something) down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pass%20%28something%29%20down. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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