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They stopped at the crossing, waiting for the train to pass.
The procession slowly passed us.
We sometimes pass each other in the street.
We passed through the gates of the old city.
Two large birds passed over our heads.
The signal passes through a device called a router.
He passed his hand across his forehead.
They managed to pass a message under the doorway.
The railway line passes through Darlington, Newcastle, and Berwick.
Did you pass?
She passed her driving test.
He'll be in the team if he passes the fitness test today.
Pass the salt, please.
Could you pass me that newspaper?
He passed the camera to her so she could take a photograph.
Saunders was a paid informer, passing information to the secret police.
This is one of the worst laws ever passed.
Time passes slowly when you're waiting for something.
The summer holidays passed quickly, as usual.
She grew less hopeful with every passing day.
Hardly a day passed without a journalist calling or knocking at our door.
Children can be very difficult at this age. Don't worry – it'll soon pass.
I felt a sharp pain, but it soon passed.
No one really knows what passed between them that day.
He passed on three questions.
The death toll has already passed 200.
The three production sites will pass the 100,000 mark this quarter.
This innocent remark did not, however, pass without comment.
Her mistake seemed to have passed unnoticed.
He was asked for his opinion but refused to pass comment.
I think he's passing blood in his urine.
Under the will, ownership of the business will pass to my daughter.
The estate has passed from father to son for generations.
At this temperature, the mixture passes from a solid to a liquid state.
Passing sentence, the judge told Kelly that the public needed protection from him.
They watched videos to pass the time.
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