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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?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive
"If there's an opportunity to go past somebody
he'll do it.
"If there's the opportunity to go past somebody
he'll do it."
"I thought Marc Albrighton at least shapes up as if he wants to go past somebody
which is very encouraging," he added.
"We don't go past somebody
in the street without saying hi and I think people like that.
``But then I come in to work and see Mark Jones go past somebody
or Carlos Edwards have a run or Craig Morgan make a great tackle in the box andthat's why I do it.'' After the stalemate which preserved his team's five-point cushion over Wrexham, visiting manager Danny Wilson admitted it had not been an easy afternoon.