Phrasal Verbs

pass away

This page is about the phrasal verb pass away


If someone passes away, they die.


die, pass on

For example

  • pass away Our chairman passed away yesterday, and his funeral will be held next Friday.

  • pass away Olivia told us she wanted her body to be cremated after she passed away.

Quick Quiz

After Ted passed away, he

a. kept going for a while

b. was buried by his wife

c. arranged his funeral

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