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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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"Technically he's a midfielder who can go past someone with the ball.
When you have got a centre-half who is good on the ball, able to go past someone, come out with the ball and see the bigger picture, as a midfielder and striker it frees up time for you and gives everyone more confidence in what you are trying to do.
You need that player who knows how to go past someone, like for our goal.
"I almost feel a little embarrassed to go past someone of that calibre, and Stephen Fleming and all the other names as well.
Sometimes he'll go past someone then stop to try it again, which does means he doesn't always get a clean shot on goal.
"Boydy's not going to get it, dribble, go past someone. He's just going to hold it up, be strong and flick it on then get in good positions.
He is a talented footballer who can beat a man with a trick, he will increase the tempo and he's not afraid to go past someone and shoot.
"However, I hope I'm in contention for future one-day games as I hold the joint record for appearances with Graham Gooch and I'd love to go past someone with his reputation.
And as my partner said, he would never go past someone without speaking and he remembered everyone's name."
"But I know what I have in terms of getting something positive and eventually I'll go past someone.