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pass a law

This page is about the collocation pass a law

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to bring in a new law by voting in parliament or by decree

For example

  • The government's passed a new law that makes texting while driving illegal.

  • Why don't we pass a law that makes advertising unhealthy food to kids a crime?

Quick Quiz

In a democracy, laws are passed by

a. legal experts

b. clever criminals

c. elected politicians

Contributor: Matt Errey