pass by

pass by
(to go past (a particular place): I was passing by when the bride arrived at the church; She passed by the hospital on the way to the library.) pasar por
1) v + adv (go past) pasar

we were just passing by — pasábamos por aquí

2) v + o + adv (not affect)

time had passed the village by — el tiempo no había pasado por el pueblo

he felt life had passed him by — sentía que no había vivido

1. VI + ADV
1) (=go past) pasar

I was just passing by and I saw your car — estaba pasando por aquí y he visto tu coche

she would beg from the people passing by — pedía limosna a la gente que pasaba

2) [time, occasion] pasar

as the hours passed by — a medida que pasaban las horas

2.
VT + ADV

life has passed her by — la vida se le ha pasado sin enterarse, no ha disfrutado de la vida

fortune seemed to have passed him by — la fortuna parecía haberle dejado de lado

don't let this opportunity pass you by — no dejes pasar (por alto) esta oportunidad

3.
VI + PREP pasar por

I'll pass by your place to pick you up — pasaré por tu casa para recogerte

* * *
1) v + adv (go past) pasar

we were just passing by — pasábamos por aquí

2) v + o + adv (not affect)

time had passed the village by — el tiempo no había pasado por el pueblo

he felt life had passed him by — sentía que no había vivido


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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