pass it on

idiom

: to tell other people something that one has been told
Everyone's invited to the party. Pass it on!

Examples of pass it on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That left the party without enough support to pass it on their own. Clara Hendrickson, Detroit Free Press, 2 July 2024 Even in the 20th century, silver still dazzled on the tables of those who could afford it, and a woman might inherit her mother or grandmother’s service and then pass it on to her own daughter in due time. Hannah Martin, Architectural Digest, 24 June 2024 When Black Americans were enslaved, families had essentially no ability to accumulate property or wealth or pass it on to their children. New York Daily News Editorial Board, New York Daily News, 19 June 2024 Slavers and enslaved peoples likely got sick with malaria before their journeys or on the ships, and then mosquitoes in the Americas could pick up the pathogen by biting the infected person, then pass it on to their next victim. Melody Schreiber, NPR, 13 June 2024 Lewis, 87, was accused of abusing his access to corporate boardrooms to gain sensitive information and pass it on to his pilots, love interests and staff. Ava Benny-Morrison, Fortune Europe, 26 Feb. 2024 Their music has the power to inspire those their age to learn it, to pass it on. Carlos Aguilar, Variety, 26 Jan. 2024 Regardless of the ballot language, the actual wording of the constitutional amendment, as proposed by its backers, is what will ultimately end up under Article I, Section 22 of the Ohio Constitution, if voters pass it on Nov. 7. Jeremy Pelzer, cleveland, 25 Aug. 2023 And then, in the future, pass it on to the grandkids. Billy Baker, BostonGlobe.com, 4 June 2023

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“Pass it on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pass%20it%20on. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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