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pass

verb (GIVE)    /pɑːs/ US  /pæs/
B1 [T] to give something to someone: Could you pass the salt please? I asked if I could see the letter, so she passed it to me reluctantly. [+ two objects] Gerald passed me the note./Gerald passed the note to me. Genes are the means by which parents' characteristics are passed on to their children.Giving, providing and supplying C2 [I or T] In sports, if you pass the ball, you kick, throw, or hit it to someone in your team.General terms used in ball sports [T] If you pass money, you give someone false or stolen money without telling them: [+ two objects] I haven't trusted him since he passed me a forged £5 note. She was arrested for passing stolen cheques.Trafficking and racketeering
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