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pass sb by

verb uk phrasal verb with pass   /pɑːs/ us    /pæs/
If an event or opportunity passes you by, you do not notice it, or get pleasure or an advantage from it: Do you ever feel that life is passing you by?
Translations of “pass sb by”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人)未從中獲益, 與(某人)失之交臂…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人)未从中受益, 与(某人)失之交臂…
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