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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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"It will be strange if I do go past him because, without his hard work and his dedication to me and my game, I wouldn't have scored half the runs I have.
"And, in a way, I don't want to go level with Laker, or go past him, because I don't consider myself in the same league as him, and yet I find myself on the same page of the record books.
And in a way I don't want to go level with Laker, or go past him, because I don't consider myself in the same league as him, and yet I find myself on the same page of the record books.
"Not so much to go past him because he is in a league of his own.
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.
It was so bad that Lada drivers used to go past him with a superior look on their faces.
Fanshawe said: "He's an eight-year-old but hasn't got any slower - we are still looking for a horse that can go past him at home."
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.