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English verb: pass by

1. pass by (motion) move past


SamplesA black limousine passed by when she looked out the window.
He passed his professor in the hall.
One line of soldiers surpassed the other.


ExamplesThese cars won't pass by


Synonymsgo by, go past, pass, surpass, travel by


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)fly by, fly by, run by, skirt, whisk by, zip by









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