Phrasal verb PASS
The phrasal verb pass is listed below along with an exercise for you to check
I recommend looking over the list then doing the exercise.
Check your answers below.
PASS AROUND = give to everyone present
He passed around a questionnaire and asked us to fill it in.
PASS AS = believed to be something
Can this pass as an original Monet?
PASS AWAY = die; expire
She passed away too soon. I wish she were still here. I really miss her.
PASS BY = A. miss an opportunity B. visit briefly C. go past without stopping
A. Don't let this opportunity pass you by!
B. Let's pass by the bakery on the way home.
C. We passed by the sweet shop even though it smelled so good.
PASS FOR = fake accepted as an original
Will this pass for a Gucci bag?
PASS OFF AS = accepted as an original
He tried to pass it off as an original but I could tell it was fake.
PASS ON = A. die B. give a message to someone C. decline an opportunity or invitation
A. My grandfather passed on when he was 94 years old.
B. Will you pass on that the meeting is canceled for tomorrow?
C. I'm afraid I'll have to pass on your invitation.
PASS OUT = A. faint, lose consciousness B. distribute
A. He passed out from the heat as he wasn't used to 45 degree temperatures. B. The
teacher passed out the tests and then told us to begin.
not receive a promotion
He was passed over in favor of a younger man.
PASS THROUGH = visit a place briefly or not stop at all
I'll pass through Ohio on my way to Kentucky.
PASS TO = give ownership or responsibility to someone else
This ranch will pass to his son when he's gone.
decline an opportunity or chance
I'm sorry but I'm going to have to pass up your invitation.
Phrasal verb PASS Exercise
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