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go past

To pass by or around (someone or something). I need to get into the building to retrieve my briefcase—please let me go past! I didn't want to drive any faster on the highway, so I moved closer to the curb to let the cars behind me go past me.
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go past someone or something

to pass by someone or something. You went right past Tom. Did you mean to? Did I go past it?
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To go past them and put my name in the books is a very proud moment for myself and my family.
A third agreed that competitions have their detriments, but the discipline a student undergoes when working on a set of pieces for a long time, to "go past 100 percent," takes them somewhere they've never been before, and is, in fact, a unique experience in terms of their education.
Davis goes into the event 47th, meaning that four players have to go past him to knock him out of the first major of the season.
From there, track the receivable to make sure it doesn't go past due, keep an eye out for chargebacks or discounts to the receivables, and make collection calls on the receivable if something goes wrong.
Today, I have an approach/avoidance conflict, which grows every time I see my e-mail inbox counter go past 100 messages in less than a day.
`I spit at that place every time I go past,' glowered a former resident of the Colebrook Home in South Australia.
Logan, who has become an unexpected star in the goaicking industry collected six penalties and one conversion to go past the century for the season.
Summary: Oval [UK], June 9 (ANI): Rohit Sharma has become the fastest Indian to go past 2000-run mark against Australia in ODIs after he knocked 57 in the ongoing ICC Men's World Cup match between the two sides at the Oval on Sunday.
He has the ability to go past players and go past defenders.
On the growth of the tablets, Meeker expects the global smartphone plus tablet install base will go past install base of the PC by the end of Q2 2013.
Runner-up and proven twicer Pak Jack never went below 1.5, despite threatening to go past Dev on the run-in.
Langer, who has now scored 28,080 runs in an 18-year career, said: "I'm thrilled to beat the record - not so much to go past him because he is in a league of his own.
But the new owner of the 19th century stone building in Cardiff will have to invest in ear plugs if they decide to live there, as about 100 trains go past every day.
They don't care about picking up passengers they go past the bus stops and say they never saw you.
The 25-minute parade will leave Sophia Gardens at 2.00pm on March 1, cross the Taff River bridge and go past Cardiff Castle before finishing outside the National Museum and Gallery in Cathays Park.