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Spanish translation of “pass”

pass

verb /paːs/
to move towards and then beyond (something, by going past, through, by, over etc)
pasar(por), dejar atrás
I pass the shops on my way to work The procession passed along the corridor.
to move, give etc from one person, state etc to another
pasar, transmitir, traspasar, ceder
They passed the photographs around The tradition is passed (on/down) from father to son.
to go or be beyond
superar
This passes my understanding.
(of vehicles etc on a road) to overtake
adelantar
The sports car passed me on a dangerous bend in the road.
to spend (time)
pasar; transcurrir (el tiempo)
They passed several weeks in the country.
(of an official group, government etc) to accept or approve
aprobar
The government has passed a resolution.
to give or announce (a judgement or sentence)
(judgement)juzgar; (sentence)dictar sentencia
The magistrate passed judgement on the prisoner.
to end or go away
pasar, desaparecer, terminar
His sickness soon passed.
to (judge to) be successful in (an examination etc)
aprobar
I passed my driving test.
passable adjective fairly good
pasable
a passable tennis player.
(of a river, road etc ) able to be passed, travelled over etc
pasable, aceptable
The mud has made the roads no longer passable.
passing adjective going past
transitable
a passing car.
lasting only a short time
transitorio, pasajero, temporal
a passing interest.
(of something said) casual and not made as part of a serious talk about the subject
de pasada, de paso
a passing reference.
passer-by noun (plural passers-by) a person who is going past a place when something happens
transeúnte
He asked the passers-by if they had seen the accident.
password noun a secret word by which those who know it can recognize each other and be allowed to go past, enter etc
contraseña
You have to enter your password before you can use the computer. He was not allowed into the army camp because he did not know the password.
in passing while doing or talking about something else; without explaining fully what one means
de paso, de pasada
He told her the story, and said in passing that he did not completely believe it.
let (something) pass to ignore something rather than take the trouble to argue
dejar pasar
I’ll let that pass.
pass as/for phrasal verb to be mistaken for or accepted as
pasar por
Some man-made materials could pass as silk His nasty remarks pass for wit among his admirers.
pass away phrasal verb to die
fallecer
Her grandmother passed away last night.
pass the buck to give the responsibility or blame for something to someone else
pasar la pelota a alguien, cargar el muerto a alguien
She always passes the buck if she is asked to do anything.
pass by phrasal verb to go past (a particular place)
pasar por
I was passing by when the bride arrived at the church She passed by the hospital on the way to the library.
pass off phrasal verb (of sickness, an emotion etc) to go away
pasar, desaparecer
By the evening, his sickness had passed off and he felt better.
pass (something or someone) off as phrasal verb to pretend that (something or someone) is (something or someone else)
hacerse pasar por
He passed himself off as a journalist.
pass on phrasal verb to give to someone else (usually something which one has been given by a third person)
pasar, comunicar, transmitir
I passed on his message.
to die
fallecer, morir
His mother passed on yesterday.
pass out phrasal verb to faint
desmayarse, perder el conocimiento
I feel as though I’m going to pass out.
to give to several different people
repartir, distribuir
The teacher passed out books to her class.
pass over phrasal verb to ignore or overlook
pasar por alto, dejar de lado, omitir
They passed him over for promotion.
pass up phrasal verb not to accept (a chance, opportunity etc)
dejar pasar, rechazar
He passed up the offer of a good job.
passed is the past tense of to pass: He passed the scene of the accident. past means up to and beyond: She walked past the shops.
(Definition of pass from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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