In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(move past)pasarI can't get past — no puedo pasar
2.1(move past)(vehicle) pasar(vehicle) adelantarse a
2.2(pass undetected)how did this get past the proofreader? — ¿cómo se le pudo pasar esto al corrector de pruebas?
- it won't get past the censors — no va a pasar la censura
2.3(get beyond)(obstacle) superar(semifinals) pasarhe never got past fifth grade — no pasó del quinto año
- you should have got past the stage when … — deberías haber superado la etapa en que …
3to get sth past the censor — conseguir que algo pase la censura
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