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The example sentences of PASS THE BATON in videos (2 in total of 2)

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Use "pass the baton" in a sentence | "pass the baton" example sentences

How to use "pass the baton" in a sentence?

  • God intended motherhood to be a relay race. Each generation would pass the baton on to the next.
    -Mary Pride-
  • Create your legacy, and pass the baton.
    -Billie Jean King-
  • Controlling mothers do not pass the baton to their son's new wife.
    -Laura Schlessinger-

English idiom

What does "pass the baton" mean?
"pass the baton" is an English idiom. Meaning "To bestow one's responsibility or job upon someone else. An allusion to a relay race in which one runner literally hands a baton to the next runner."

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