pass by

This page is about the phrasal verb pass by.

Meaning: to go past something or someone

Synonym: go by, go past

For example:

  • pass by sth I pass by the post office on my way to work, so I can drop in and post your parcel if you like.

  • pass by I hate it when you signal an empty taxi and it just passes by without stopping.

Quick Quiz:

I'd waited for the bus for a long time, and when it came it just passed by without

a. driving

b. stopping

c. going

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Contributor: Matt Errey