go past


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Related to go past: go through
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.go past - move pastgo past - move past; "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"; "He passed his professor in the hall"; "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
skirt - pass around or about; move along the border; "The boat skirted the coast"
run by - pass by while running; "We watched children were running by"
fly by - pass by while flying; "An enemy plane flew by"
whisk by, zip by, fly by - move by very quickly
2.go past - be superior or better than some standard; "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"
excel, surpass, stand out - distinguish oneself; "She excelled in math"
Translations
minout
gå forbi
mennä ohi
proći pored
・・・を過ぎる
지나가다
gå förbi
เดินผ่านไป
đi qua

go past

يَتَجَاوَزُ minout gå forbi vorbeigehen περνώ pasar, pasar por delante mennä ohi passer proći pored oltrepassare ・・・を過ぎる 지나가다 ergens langsgaan dra forbi minąć passar проходить мимо gå förbi เดินผ่านไป yanından geçmek đi qua 路过
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I watched them go past the pond and over the hill by the drifted cornfield.
Poyser; "if you go past your dinner-time, there'll be little relish o' your meat.
Did you hear it go past your wall, along the passage?
I'm thinking that when you rise from your chair and go past me, I watch you, and follow you with my eyes; if your dress does but rustle, my heart sinks; if you leave the room, I remember every little word and action, and what your voice sounded like, and what you said.
Francis High of La Canada, and Cal Lutheran) said after a yoga session, ``to push yourself to limits - and then go past them.
BRENDAN INGLE (Sheffield trainer): "It won't go past three.
There is no better individual or batsman in the world that could go past you than Sachin Tendulkar," Lara said.
An MSP also stated that marches are deliberately routed to go past Catholic churches.
The two of them just sheltered the IEDs and said 'go past, go past, go past'.
Form check: While squatting, your knees should never go past your toes and you should always push up through your heels.
They didn't think we would go past 400 airplanes in ten years.
The downfall for Fox was that the series didn't go past four games.