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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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As long as we are going past the fields and farm lands, follow briskly behind the waggon along with the maids and I will lead the way myself.
Sarfraz took 10 catches in the ongoing Test, going past Australia's Adam Gilchrist and India's MS Dhoni to become the wicket-keeper captain with the most number of catches in a match.
The notice further indicates that all vehicles going past Kenol on Nyeri/Meru-Nairobi road and all upcountry buses on Waiyaki Way will use the Park Road terminus.
He also became a Bangladesh batsman to face most deliveries in a single innings, going past Mohammad Ashraful's 417 deliveries faced against Sri Lanka in Galle during an innings of 190 back in 2013.
This is the highest ever opening stand in ODIs, going past the 286 runs added by Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga against England in 2006.
They were going past players, not just controlling the ball and laying it off.
Q My dog is very well behaved but has one naughty habit - she sits at the window and barks or growls at anything going past. Is there any way I can deter her from this?
At the prospect of going past Gooch, he said: "I wouldn't put myself anywhere near in his class, but it would be a great moment.
Fortunately, no one is linking its going past the 2 billionth mark as another Apocalyptic omen as people have shifted the burden of the end times to how Russia and its nuclear programme would behave.
His decision-making leaves a bit to be desired after he has done the hard work of going past a player, but I think we need to keep in mind that he is only 20 and still adapting to a very different style of game.
His decision making leaves a bit to be desired after he has done the hard work of going past a player, but I think we need to keep in mind that he is only 20 and still adapting to a very different style of game.
GRAEME Swann could be forgiven his mixed feelings after going past the great Jim Laker as England's most prolific off-spinner, on a day when India put an early stamp on the Test series.
A witness said he had been going past on the bus when he saw "an orange plume of smoke".
David Simcock's First City sat just on her quarters throughout the final quarter of a mile but never looked like going past.
The roads leading to the stadium from Sarba - going past Our Lady of Lebanon Hospital - and from Pasteur Street will be closed.