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
References in classic literature ?
I remember clearly how I swerved as I ran, to go past it, and that I gave it a needlessly wide berth.
I watched them go past the pond and over the hill by the drifted cornfield.
With the soldier, an infantry officer with a bandaged cheek came up to the bonfire, and addressing Tushin asked him to have the guns moved a trifle to let a wagon go past.
Rub your feet on that braided rug; hang your hat and cape in the entry there as you go past.
Poyser; "if you go past your dinner-time, there'll be little relish o' your meat.
For miles around there was no house, the post came only once a week, and months at a time would go past without a visitor crossing the doorstep.
It always drags terribly at my heart to go past a wood lane if I can make any excuse at all for traversing it: for it is the by-ways that lead to the heart of the woods and we must follow them if we would know the forest and be known of it.
It was very important (to go past that Sotomayor barrier)," he later told Gulf Times in an e-mail.
The problem arises from the fact that I go past at least three new self-builds in the space of a 10-minute drive every day on my way to and eyed monster.
com IT'S been a few weeks coming but to finally go past the record I wanted at Trent Bridge on Wednesday was a great feeling mixed with a touch of relief.
The England captain needs just 32 more runs in the second Investec Test which starts at Headingley today to go past his mentor's 8,900, and admits it will be a strange experience to statistically exceed the man who has helped mould his career since he was a schoolboy.
Because it's the hardest thing to do I believe, to actually go past people, you've got to be positive, you've got to be mentally strong, you've got to be brave, mentally and physically brave.