Translation of "pass" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /pɑːs/ us /pæs/

A2 to succeed at a test or an exam

I passed my driving test the first time.

B1 to go past something or someone

passar por, ultrapassar
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

passar o 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

promulgar uma lei, uma medida, etc.
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.
noun uk /pɑːs/ us /pæs/

B1 an official paper that allows you to do something

passe, permissão
You need a pass to get into the building.

a successful result in a test or a course

A pass is above 60 percent.

in sports, an occasion when you throw or kick a ball to someone else


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