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pass as/for sth/sb

phrasal verb with pass uk   /pɑːs/  us   /pæs/ verb
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pass as/for sth/sb

phrasal verb with pass uk   /pɑːs/  us   /pæs/ verb
to appear to be something or someone else, or ​try to make others believe that they are: These watches are good-quality fakes, and would ​pass for the genuine ​article in a ​store.
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