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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “roll by”

roll by

literary phrasal verb with roll /rəʊl/ US  /roʊl/ verb
If an amount of time rolls by, it passes
(时间)流逝
The years rolled by, and I didn't see her again until she was married with two children.
流年似水,我再见到她时,她已经结了婚有两个孩子了。
Spending time and time passing
(Definition of roll by from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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