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pass away

This page is about the euphemism pass away

Meaning: to die

For example:

  • Dad passed away, so I went back home for his funeral.

  • So sorry to hear about your sister passing away.

Also "pass on" and "pass" (mostly US English)

Quick Quiz:

When my husband passed away, lots of people

a. waved goodbye

b. sent flowers

c. called him

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Contributor: Matt Errey