Definition of pass off in English:

pass off

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phrasal verb

  • (of proceedings) happen or be carried through in a specified, usually satisfactory, way.

    ‘the weekend had passed off entirely without incident’
    • ‘Buskers and street artists performed at every corner and the entire proceedings passed off without a hitch.’
    • ‘It's up to me to make sure everything passes off without a hitch.’
    • ‘We will be policing this event appropriately, to make sure the rally passes off without incident.’
    • ‘An event on this scale takes a lot of preparation we're working hard to ensure it all passes off smoothly.’
    • ‘Police have advised many pubs to provide plastic glasses and extra doormen to ensure the big day passes off safely.’
    • ‘Earlier, a march by around 250,000 demonstrators had passed off peacefully but one large group set fire to government buildings.’
    • ‘‘The night passed off without any major incident, indeed it was very quiet,’ he said.’
    • ‘Despite a huge police presence following months of warnings about the potential for trouble, the event passed off peacefully.’
    • ‘She said the event had passed off peacefully with no arrests.’
    • ‘Around 20 000 people turned up to this year's festivities and it passed off without any trouble.’
    take place, go off, happen, occur, be carried though, be completed, be brought to a conclusion, be accomplished
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