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English verb: pass through

1. pass through (motion) make a passage or journey from one place to another

SamplesThe tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs;.
Some travelers pass through the desert.

Synonymsmove through, pass across, pass over, transit

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)go across, go through, pass

Narrower (hyponym)cut

Verb grouptransit

2. pass through (motion) cause to move through

SamplesPass a chemical through a solution.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)make pass, pass

Narrower (hyponym)reeve, reeve, reeve

3. pass through (motion) pass through an enemy line; in a military conflict


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)go across, go through, pass

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