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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


Synonymsinfiltrate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)go across, go through, pass









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