Translation of "pass" - English-Russian dictionary


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

B1 to go past something or someone

проходить, проезжать мимо
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

проходить, проезжать, пролетать над/через и т. д.
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.

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

B2 to spend time doing something

проводить время
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

выдержать (экзамен), ставить (зачет)
I passed my driving test the first time.

to be more than a particular level

превышать, выходить за пределы
Donations have passed the one million mark.

in sports, to throw or kick a ball to someone

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

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

принимать закон/предложение и т. д.
They passed a law banning the sale of alcohol.

If a feeling passes, it goes away.

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

to judge someone's behaviour

выносить решение
pass sentence

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

выносить приговор
let sth pass

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

оставить что-либо без внимания → See also pass the buck

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