pasar de largo

pasar de largo(
pah
-
sahr
 
deh
 
lahr
-
goh
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to go past)
a. to go straight past
El autobús iba completamente lleno y pasó de largo por nuestra parada.The bus was packed and went straight past our stop.
b. to go past
Ramón nos vio, pero pasó de largo sin saludar. - Debe de estar enfadado por algo.Ramon saw us, but he went past without saying hello. - He must be angry about something.
c. to pass by
Era una estación poco importante, y muchos trenes pasaban de largo sin detenerse.It was an unimportant station, and many trains passed by without stopping.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to throw away)
a. to go by
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Si dejas pasar de largo esta oportunidad, quizá algún día te arrepientas.If you let this opportunity go by, you might regret it one day.
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