pass around


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Verb1.pass around - cause be distributed; "This letter is being circulated among the faculty"
move, displace - cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
send around - forward to others; "he is sending around an appeal for funds"
utter - put into circulation; "utter counterfeit currency"
spread out, scatter, spread - strew or distribute over an area; "He spread fertilizer over the lawn"; "scatter cards across the table"
2.pass around - cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
publicize, bare, publicise, air - make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
podcast - distribute (multimedia files) over the internet for playback on a mobile device or a personal computer
sow - introduce into an environment; "sow suspicion or beliefs"
circulate, go around, spread - become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office"
popularise, popularize, vulgarise, vulgarize, generalise, generalize - cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use; "They popularized coffee in Washington State"; "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"
carry, run - include as the content; broadcast or publicize; "We ran the ad three times"; "This paper carries a restaurant review"; "All major networks carried the press conference"
References in classic literature ?
Then they began to pass around the dusky, piquant, Arlesian sausages, and lobsters in their dazzling red cuirasses, prawns of large size and brilliant color, the echinus with its prickly outside and dainty morsel within, the clovis, esteemed by the epicures of the South as more than rivalling the exquisite flavor of the oyster, -- all the delicacies, in fact, that are cast up by the wash of waters on the sandy beach, and styled by the grateful fishermen "fruits of the sea.
The 42-year-old actor made Oscar press history after letting members of the media pass around his gold statuette backstage at the Academy Award ceremony, the Hollywood reported.
But it's relatively easy to remove the plaque on your teeth - and then you won't have any bacteria to pass around.
In the 66th minute, Martin Bullock curled a pass around the back of the defence for McGleish to score.
Until this year, the Swiss/Italian international pass around Zermatt has held top spot in Europe for cost.
EL SEGUNDO - It seems as though the Kings pass around the flu virus as though it were a puck.
They also come in a funky box - easy to pass around after dinner or keep them all to yourself.
After dark, pass around a flashlight and let everyone tell a favorite ghost story.
Bulletins were posted about how to vote on Ohio's homophobic Issue 1; I even watched my own grandmother pass around a petition against gay fights.
Use these works to play any of the four included games, or as examples to pass around the classroom.
The plutonium carriers may pass around 16 miles off the Cornish coast.
Because they allow a teacher to project the image of anything placed on the screen, from a newspaper to a painting, they can be used to display items that may be too fragile, dangerous or expensive to pass around the mom.