Definition of pass by phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

pass by

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

pass by

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pass by somebody

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pass by something

 
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 to go past The procession passed right by my front door.

pass somebody by

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pass something by

 
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to happen without affecting somebody/something She feels that life is passing her by (= that she is not enjoying the opportunities and pleasures of life). The whole business passed him by (= he was hardly aware that it was happening).
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