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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Henry asked her whether a cab had gone past. She nodded, and the next moment they caught sight of it, at the end of the lane.
'It must be him.' 'No, he's gone past.' 'Nikolaevna!
He has gone past the legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar.
Summary: Agut has never gone past the quarterfinal stage here in Dubai
Barshim had gone past 2.37m more than a dozen times in the past.
Now thirty one years have gone past And everyone of them too fast, Life's great, I have not reached the last.
I'd be lying if I said it hasn't been in my mind during the last few games so now I've gone past it I can stop thinking about it and concentrate on bowling again.
I am sure his team-mates are talking to him and encouraging him to keep his composure when he has gone past someone with the pace that he does.
23 -- The Windows Store in Windows 8 has gone past 20,000 apps after almost a month since its launch.
Cutlan saved with his legs from Aaron Mcleish on 17 minutes and just four minutes later Matthew Harris made a superb goal-line stop to deny Alex Paine who had gone past Cutlan and seemed certain to score.
Though Muzumdar had gone past the erstwhile record-holder Amarjit Kaypee while playing for Assam, he was a permanent fixture in the Mumbai line-up for 16 years till he moved to the eastern state for two seasons in 2009.
"I would think that (Ponting) still has 30 or 40 Tests matches left under his belt and he has already gone past 10,000 runs so it is one of those records that if you play long enough and you score runs consistently then you are capable of doing it.
Even from a distance, it looked as though Worthington had gone past John Hadiker before having his heels clipped from behind, but Laws decided otherwise and a potential Town lifeline had gone.
Prosecutor Martyn Kelly told Cardiff crown court: "If he had pulled over the pursuit would have gone past him."