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pass out

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present tense
I/you/we/theypass out
he/she/itpasses out
present participlepassing out
past tensepassed out
past participlepassed out
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to suddenly become unconscious, for example because you are too hot

    People everywhere were passing out from the heat.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to give something to each member of a group

    The hall was silent as the examination papers were passed out.

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