Translation of "past" - English-Japanese dictionary


preposition, adverb uk /pɑːst/ us /pæst/

A2 further than

(場所)を過ぎて, ~の向こうに
I live on Station Road, just past the Post Office.
I live on Maple Street, just past the high school.

A2 up to and further than someone or something

Three boys went past us on mountain bikes.
I’ve just seen the bus go past.

above a particular age or farther than a particular point

She’s past the age where she needs a babysitter.

A1 mainly UK used to say ‘after’ the hour when you are saying what time it is

It’s five past three.
adjective uk /pɑːst/ us /pæst/

B1 having happened or existed before now

過去の , 昔の
I know this from past experience.

B1 used to refer to a period of time in the past that lasts until the present

It’s been raining for the past three days.
noun uk /pɑːst/ us /pæst/
the past

B1 the time before the present and all the things that happened then

In the past people would bathe once a month.
the past also the past tense

A2 in grammar, the form of a verb that is used to show what happened in the past

someone’s past

all of the things that someone has done in their life

(人の)過去, 過去の行い
I knew nothing about his past.

(Translation of “past” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)