Translation of "pass" - English-Italian dictionary

pass

verb uk /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.

(Translation of “pass verb” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)