passed the baton

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Definition of passed the baton

: to pass job and responsibility on to another The chef recently passed the baton to her young assistant.

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“Passed the baton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/passed%20the%20baton. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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