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Translation of "pass" - English-Italian dictionary


verb   /pɑːs/
A2 to succeed at a test or an exam passare, essere promosso I passed my driving test the first time.
B1 to go past something or someone passare, passare davanti a, sorpassare She passed me this morning on the street. Cars kept passing us on the motorway.
B1 to go in a particular direction passare Another plane passed over our heads. We pass through your neighbourhood on the way home.
B1 to give something to someone passare Could you pass the salt, please?
B1 If a period of time passes, it happens. passare Four years have passed since that day.
pass (the) time to spend time doing something (far) passare il tempo We played a few games to pass the time.
pass a law, measure, etc. to officially approve something and make it into a law or rule approvare una legge, un decreto, ecc. The government passed a law to restrict the sale of guns.
in sports, to throw or kick a ball to someone else passare Edwards passes to Brinkworth.
(Definition of pass verb from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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