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come to pass to take place; happen.
forward pass a football pass made from behind the line of scrimmage to a player who is closer to the other team's goal.
lateral pass in football, a sideways or backward pass.
pass away used as a polite expression for die.
pass muster to be accepted or approved according to some standard.
pass out to faint.
pass the buck (informal) to avoid responsibility by blaming someone else.
pass the torch to pass leadership, inspiration, or a guiding principle to one's successors.
pass up to pay no heed to (an opportunity or chance).
pass-fail a system of grading in which letter and numerical grades are not used, and students either pass or fail.
pass-through a windowlike opening in a wall, used to pass food from the kitchen to the dining room.
play-action pass in football, a forward pass made by the quarterback after feigning a handoff.
screen pass in football, a quick, short forward pass to a receiver who is behind or just beyond the line of scrimmage.