Phrasal Verbs with pass in English

Pass [pɑːs] – this word is most often used in the English as a verb  and it can also be used as a noun.

Consider the verb pass as a phrasal verb, and examples of the most frequent uses:

  • pass around
    • Can you pass these pictures around for everyone to look at, please?
  • pass away
    • I’m sorry to hear that your favourite uncle passed away last week.
  • pass by
    • The procession passed right by my front door
    • She feels that life is passing her by
  • pass for
    • We had some wine — or what passes for wine in that area
  • pass into
    • Many foreign words have passed into the English language
  • pass off
    • He passed himself off as a doctor
  • pass on
    • OK, I’ll pass the message on to Ms Chen
    • One catches the virus and they pass it on to the rest
  • pass out
    • He passed out from the fumes and it took them some time to bring him round
  • pass over
    • He was passed over in favour of a younger man
  • pass through
    • We were passing through, so we thought we’d come and say hello
  • pass up
    • You’d be crazy to pass up such an opportunity
  • pass to
    • This restaurant will pass to his son when he dies.

Phrasal Verbs with PASS: pass up, pass away, pass out…

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