pass over
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pass over(
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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
1. (to not consider)
a. ignorar
Fred thought he was going to get the promotion, but the boss passed him over.Fred creía que iba a conseguir el ascenso, pero el jefe lo ignoró.
b. pasar por alto
Veronica thinks she was passed over, because the manager wanted to promote his son instead.Veronica cree que fue pasada por alto, porque el gerente quería ascender a su hijo.
c. no tomar en cuenta
Billy cried when the other boys passed him over again for the game at school.Billy lloró cuando los otros muchachos no lo no tomaron en cuenta para el partido en la escuela.
2. (to move over the top)
a. pasar por encima
If you look out your windows you will see that we are passing over the Rocky Mountains.Si miran por las ventanas verán que estamos pasando por encima de las Montañas Rocosas.
3. (to hand over)
a. dar
Steve passed the baby over to his wife and went to the kitchen.Steve le dio el bebé a su esposa y fue a la cocina.
b. pasar
Can you pass the phone over to me so I can talk to her, please?¿Me puedes pasar el teléfono para poder hablar con ella, por favor?
4. (to let somebody else talk)
a. pasar
That's all we have from New Orleans. We'll pass you over to our reporter in Galveston now.Eso es todo lo que tenemos de Nueva Orleans. Les pasaremos a nuestro reportero en Galveston ahora.
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
5. (to die)
a. fallecer
The paramedics didn't get here in time. He's already passed over.Los paramédicos no llegaron a tiempo. Ya falleció.
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pass over
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
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to p somebody over (for promotion)olvidar a alguien (para el ascenso)
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pass over
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 (move overhead)
a flock of geese passed over una bandada de gansos voló por encima nuestro
I could hear the planes passing over on their way to Germany
2 (cross over)
we passed over into France under cover of night cruzamos a Francia al amparo de la noche
3 (die) fallecer
is there someone called Ruth here? I have a message from Aunt Grace who passed over recently
transitive verb
1 (omit) pasar por alto; omitir
he had passed over an important point había pasado por alto or omitido un punto muy importante
I think we can pass that bit over he largely passed over the government's record they seem to think her crimes should be passed over in silence it is inconceivable that the summit will simply pass over this matter the planning enquiry passed over the objections of local people
he was passed over for promotion a la hora de los ascensos lo dejaron de lado
she claimed she was repeatedly passed over for promotion because she was a woman he got it into his head he was being passed over for promotion he had been passed over [in] favour of a less experienced colleague
2 (hand over) dar; pasar
pass over that butter, will you? ¿me das or pasas la mantequilla?
I passed him over a cigarette I asked her for the book and she passed it over
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