pass out
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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 faint)
a. desmayarse
Daniel passed out due to his epilepsy.Daniel se desmayó por su epilepsia.
b. perder el conocimiento
Stephen passed out after his seventh shot of tequila.Stephen perdió el conocimiento después del séptimo tequila.
2. (military) (United Kingdom)
a. graduarse
Over a hundred cadets passed out from the military academy this year.Más de cien cadetes se graduaron en la academia militar este año.
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
3. (to distribute)
a. repartir
The teacher passed out paper to his students for the dictation.El maestro repartió papel entre los estudiantes para el dictado.
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pass out
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (faint)
a. desvanecerse, desmayarse
2. (military cadet)
a. graduarse
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pass out
1 (faint) perder el conocimiento; desmayarse
I thought I was going to pass out he felt sick and dizzy and then passed out I tend to pass out on the sofa when I get home from work he passed out in an alcoholic stupor he passed out after drinking half a bottle of scotch he passed out [on] us
2 (Mil) graduarse
he passed out in 1924 and was posted to No 24 Squadron he was killed in Belfast only two weeks after passing out from Sandhurst
transitive verb
(distribute) repartir
he was passing out leaflets in the square I helped to pass out the paper and pencils the prospect of teachers passing out prophylactics to their pupils has infuriated some parents we all sat cross-legged on the grass, and I passed out the lemonade
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