Translation of "pass" - English-Portuguese dictionary

pass

verb uk /pɑːs/

A2 to succeed at a test or an exam

passar
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

passar
Another plane passed over our heads.
We pass through your neighbourhood on the way home.

B1 to give something to someone

passar
Could you pass the salt, please?

B1 If a period of time passes, it happens.

passar
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

passar
Edwards passes to Brinkworth.

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