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Meaning of “pass as/for sth/sb” - Learner’s Dictionary

pass as/for sth/sb

phrasal verb with pass     /pɑːs/ verb
If someone or something passes as or for someone or something else, they appear like that person or thing: She's fifteen but could easily pass for eighteen.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
Translations of “pass as/for sth/sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 看起來像, 被當作…
in Russian сойти за что-либо/кого-либо…
in Turkish ...gibi görünmek, ...a/e benzemek, ...hissini vermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 看起来像, 被当作…
in Polish uchodzić za coś/kogoś…
(Definition of pass as/for sth/sb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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