passing

passing
adjective
1) (going past: a passing car.) transitable
2) (lasting only a short time: a passing interest.) transitorio, pasajero, temporal
3) ((of something said) casual and not made as part of a serious talk about the subject: a passing reference.) de pasada, de paso
passing
tr['pɑːsɪŋ]
adjective
1 (fashion, thought) pasajero,-a; (remark, reference) de pasada; (glance) rápido,-a
2 (vehicle) que pasa
noun
1 (of time) paso, transcurso
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
in passing de pasada
he just mentioned it in passing lo mencionó de pasada
passing ['pæsɪŋ] n
death: fallecimiento m
passing
adj.
pasajero, -a adj.
paso, -a adj.
n.
fallecimiento s.m.
pasada s.f.
paso s.m.
tránsito s.m.

I 'pæsɪŋ, 'pɑːsɪŋ
adjective (before n)
1) (going past)

she hailed a passing taxi — llamó a un taxi que pasaba

2)
a) <fad/fashion> pasajero; <glance> rápido
b) (casual)

he made a passing reference to ... — se refirió de pasada a ...

it was only a passing thought — simplemente fue algo que se me ocurrió


II
mass noun
1) (of person) (frml & euph) fallecimiento m (frml), defunción f (frml); (of custom) (frml) desaparición f
2)

in passing — (incidentally) al pasar, de pasada

['pɑːsɪŋ]
1.
ADJ [fad] pasajero; [glance] rápido, superficial; [remark] hecho de paso

a passing car — un coche que pasaba

with each passing day it gets more difficult — cada día se hace más difícil

passing fancy — capricho m

the story aroused no more than passing interest — la noticia no despertó más que un interés pasajero

the speech made only a passing reference to the Middle East — el discurso hizo solo una breve alusión a Oriente Medio

he bears more than a passing resemblance to Rock Hudson — su parecido con Rock Hudson es notable

2. N
1) (=disappearance) [of custom, tradition] desaparición f ; euph (=death) fallecimiento m

with the passing of the years — con el paso de los años, conforme van pasando los años

to mention sth in passing — mencionar algo de paso or pasada

2) (US) (Aut) adelantamiento m
3) (Parl) aprobación f
3.
CPD

passing bell N — toque m de difuntos

passing lane N(US) (Aut) carril m de adelantamiento

passing place N(Brit) (Aut) apartadero m

passing shot N — (Tennis) tiro m pasado

* * *

I ['pæsɪŋ, 'pɑːsɪŋ]
adjective (before n)
1) (going past)

she hailed a passing taxi — llamó a un taxi que pasaba

2)
a) <fad/fashion> pasajero; <glance> rápido
b) (casual)

he made a passing reference to ... — se refirió de pasada a ...

it was only a passing thought — simplemente fue algo que se me ocurrió


II
mass noun
1) (of person) (frml & euph) fallecimiento m (frml), defunción f (frml); (of custom) (frml) desaparición f
2)

in passing — (incidentally) al pasar, de pasada


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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