Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Polish translation of “pass”

See all translations

pass

verb
 
 
/pɑːs/
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.General words for movement
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.General words for movement
GIVE [T] B1 to give something to someone
podawać
Could you pass the salt, please? He passed a note to her in the meeting.Giving, providing and supplying
TIME [I] B1 If a period of time passes, it happens.
mijać
Four years have passed since that day.Spending time and time passing
pass (the) time B2 to spend time doing something
zabić czas
She was eating only to pass the time.Spending time and time passing
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.Exams, tests and exercises
BE MORE THAN [T] to be more than a particular level
przekraczać
Donations have passed the one million mark.Surpassing in quality or number
SPORTS [I, T] in sports, to throw or kick a ball to someone else
podawać
Edwards passes to Brinkworth.General terms used in ball sports
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.Legislation and law-making
GO AWAY [I] If a feeling passes, it goes away.
mijać
I know he's angry now but it'll pass.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strongComing to an endCausing something to end
pass judgment to judge someone's behaviour
oceniać, wydawać opinię
Morality and rules of behaviourDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
pass sentence If a judge passes sentence, they state what the criminal's punishment will be.
wydawać wyrok
Court cases, orders and decisionsPunishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
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 Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
(Definition of pass verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “pass” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More