march past

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march past someone or something

to move in a file or formation past someone or something. The people in the parade marched past the children standing on the curb. The soldiers marched past the general.
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After the march past, the RSS chief will address a meeting of swayamsevaks at the Model School.
A RESIDENTS' group at the centre of parades disorder last night issued a grim warning over calls for a new march past a flashpoint.
According to the daily, a college friend reportedly recognised the woman in the march past as Honey.
POLICE chiefs are refusing to yield to trade union demands to allow protesters to march past Birmingham's International Convention Centre at the start of the Conservative Party conference this weekend.
ISLAMABAD, August 14, 2010 (Frontier Star): A march past and Flag hoisting ceremony was held here at the Federal Judicial Academy (FJA) Islamabad, to mark the 63rd Independence Day of the country.
The 400 strong contingent, commanded by Air Commodore RK Mathur, will take part in the march past on the Bastille Day.
The regiment parades through Huddersfield (left) and some of the crowd wait for the march-past (PC251008Dregiment-15, 03 and 07); FAMILY'S DAY: Mylissa Wasp waits to watch her brother, Pte Daniel Wood, and her cousin, Pte Kyle Martin, march past in The Yorkshire Regiment parade Pictures by Peter Cottle (PC251008Dregiment-13); ATTENTION: The regiment's colours are presented (PC251008Dregiment-10)
Security authorities allowed a group of Buddhist monks on Saturday to march past the house in Yangon where opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is detained.
A full parade (taken by ex-drill instructors), service of remembrance and march past with an RAF band at 11am, followed by an flypast of the Lancaster, Dakota and two Spitfires from the Battle of Britain flight at about 1pm.
A PRIEST has condemned police and council bosses for allowing a loyalist flute band to march past his church during evening mass.
A march past was held for the branch members at the dedication, with music from the Borneo Band and Bugles of the Durham Army Cadet Force.
Steelworkers who lost their pensions when their firm went bust were today staging a protest march past Downing Street.
This is followed by a March Past the City Hall, where a salute will be taken by the Colonel of the Regiment.
Stop The War Coalition have demanded the tens of thousands of people expected to turn out in protest are allowed to make the traditional march past Parliament.
Britain's oldest war veterans led the Remembrance Sunday march past at London's Cenotaph.