Translation of "pass" - English-Polish dictionary


verb uk /pɑːs/ us
GO PAST [ I, T ] also pass by

B1 to go past something or someone

mijać, przechodzić, przejeżdżać
She passed me this morning in the corridor.
Cars kept passing us on the motorway.
pass (sth) over/through, etc

B1 to go in a particular direction, or to cause something to go in a particular direction

mijać coś , przelatywać/przejeżdżać/przechodzić nad czymś /przez coś
Another plane passed over our heads.
We pass through your village on the way home.
GIVE [ T ]

B1 to give something to someone

Could you pass the salt, please?
He passed a note to her in the meeting.
TIME [ I ]

B1 If a period of time passes, it happens.

Four years have passed since that day.
pass (the) time

B2 to spend time doing something

zabić czas
She was eating only to pass the time.
EXAM [ I, T ]

A2 to succeed at a test or an exam, or to decide that someone has been successful

zdać, zaliczyć, przepuścić
I passed my driving test the first time.

to be more than a particular level

Donations have passed the one million mark.

in sports, to throw or kick a ball to someone

Edwards passes to Brinkworth.
pass a law/motion, etc

B2 to officially approve of something and make it into a law or rule

przyjmować lub uchwalać ustawę /wniosek itp.
They passed a law banning the sale of alcohol.

If a feeling passes, it goes away.

I know he's angry now but it'll pass.
pass judgment

to judge someone's behaviour

oceniać, wydawać opinię
pass sentence

If a judge passes sentence, they state what the criminal's punishment will be.

wydawać wyrok
let sth pass

to decide not to criticize someone when they say something unpleasant or they make a mistake

pomijać coś milczeniem , puścić coś mimo uszu → See also pass the buck

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