pass the torch

pass the torch
pass the torch — see torch, 1
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pass the torch
chiefly US
◇ If you pass the torch (on) or pass on the torch, you give your job, duties, etc., to another person.

He is retiring and passing the torch on to his successor.

She says she's ready to pass the torch.

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Main Entry:torch

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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