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pass sb/sth over

verb uk phrasal verb with pass   /pɑːs/ us    /pæs/
to ignore or not give attention to someone or something: The woman alleges that her employers passed her over for promotion because she was pregnant.Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
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