Learn common phrasal verbs with PASS with meaning and examples in English.
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- Meaning: Die
- Example: After a long battle with cancer, the professor passed away yesterday.
- Meaning: Travel past without stopping
- Example: I noticed my wife pass by with a bag of shopping.
- Meaning: Travel past (something) without stopping; to ignore, to disregard
- Example: I had the distinct worry that happiness would pass me by.
- Meaning: Of a period of time: to come to an end, to elapse
- Example: Nearly a year has passed by since I first laid eyes on him.
- Meaning: Transmit information or give property to younger generations
- Example: The tradition has been passed down from father to son for generations.
- Meaning: Happen
- Example: The millennium passed off without any disasters.
- Meaning: Misrepresent something
- Example: He tried to pass off the imitation Rolex as genuine.
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- Meaning: Convey or communicate
- Example: Can you pass on the information next time you see him?
- Meaning: Skip or decline
- Example: I’ll pass on dessert, thanks.
- Meaning: Die
- Example: His uncle passed on last year.
- Meaning: Faint; to become unconscious
- Example: I pass out at the sight of blood.
- Meaning: Distribute, to hand out
- Example: We’ll pass out copies of the agenda.
- Meaning: Ignore someone and give a job, reward, etc, to someone more junior
- Example: This is the second time I’ve been passed over for promotion.
- Meaning: Ignore, refuse to discuss
- Example: I want to pass over this quite quickly.
- Meaning: Distribute, give to people present
- Example: Pass the cookies around, would you?
- Meaning: Visit a place without stopping or only stopping briefly
- Example: Some travelers pass through the desert.
- Meaning: Give ownership or responsibility to someone
- Example: The stocks passed to her daughter when she died.
- Meaning: Refuse (not accept); forgo
- Example: He passed up my invitation for dinner, saying he was too busy.
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