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


pass over

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
to not consider somebody for promotion in a job, especially when they deserve it or think that they deserve it He was passed over in favour of a younger man.
to ignore or avoid something synonym overlook They chose to pass over her rude remarks.
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