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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypass around
he/she/itpasses around
present participlepassing around
past tensepassed around
past participlepassed around
  1. 1
    to give something to one person in a group, who gives it to someone else, who then gives it to someone else, etc.
    The photos were passed around for each of them to have a look at.
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  2. 2
    pass the hat around informal to collect money from people in a group for a particular purpose
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