pass for something

pass for something

in. to pay for something; to treat someone by paying for something. Come on. Let’s go out. I’ll pass for dinner.
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In fact, the five-bedroom family home could pass for something much younger if first glances are anything to go by.
The image might pass for something manufactured with a compass set in geometry class, but mathematical certainties are far away: The longer we stare at the work's pristine patterns, the more precarious our sense of balance becomes.
While costume designer Shon LeBlanc has suited everyone else is in early 20th century dresses and suits, Barbour - his dark curly hair contemporarily tousled - would barely pass for something out of an Old Spice commercial.
We wanted to make sure it'd pass for something you could buy in the supermarket," researcher Morris Benjaminson, Ph.