go by

This page is about the phrasal verb go by.

Meaning: to move past (in space), or pass (in time)

Synonym: pass by

For example:

  • go by My grandfather likes to sit on a bench in the park and watch all the people going by.

  • go by Time seems to go by more quickly when you get older.

Quick Quiz:

If you're waiting at a bus stop and your bus goes by, it

a. stops to pick you up

b. doesn't stop to pick you up

c. stops, but you don't get on

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Contributor: Matt Errey