pass verb translate English to Italian: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "pass" - English-Italian dictionary


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
Another plane passed over our heads. We pass through your neighbourhood on the way home.
B1 to give something to someone
Could you pass the salt, please?
B1 If a period of time passes, it happens.
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
Edwards passes to Brinkworth.
(Definition of pass verb from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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