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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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"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.
``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.