Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
1pass someone over, pass over someoneIgnore the claims of someone to promotion or advancement.
- ‘he was passed over for a cabinet job’
- 1.1pass something over, pass over somethingAvoid mentioning or considering something.
disregard, overlook, ignore, avoid considering, not take into consideration, forget, pay no attention to, let pass, let go, gloss over, take no notice of, pay no heed to, take no account of, close one's eyes to, turn a deaf ear to, turn a blind eye to, omit, skip
- ‘I shall pass over the matter of the transitional period’
2 euphemistic Die.
die, lose one's life, depart this life, expire, breathe one's last, draw one's last breath, meet one's end, meet one's death, lay down one's life, be no more, perish, be lost, go the way of the flesh, go the way of all flesh, go to glory, go to one's last resting place, go to meet one's maker, cross the great divide, cross the Styx
- ‘by the time I reached the hospital he had passed over’
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