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pass

verb
 
/pɑːs/
A2 to succeed at a test or an exam
(試験など)に合格する
I passed my driving test the first time.
B1 to go past something or someone
(物や人)を通り過ぎる
She passed me this morning on the street. Cars kept passing us on the motorway.
B1 to go in a particular direction
通過する
Another plane passed over our heads. We pass through your neighbourhood on the way home.
B1 to give something to someone
(物)を渡す, 回す
Could you pass the salt, please?
B1 If a period of time passes, it happens.
(時間が)過ぎる
Four years have passed since that day.
pass (the) time to spend time doing something
時間をつぶす
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
法律、法案を通過させる
The government passed a law to restrict the sale of guns.
in sports, to throw or kick a ball to someone else
(ボールを)パスする
Edwards passes to Brinkworth.
(Definition of pass verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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