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give a pass
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Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • give — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. bestow, donate (see giving); give up, yield, concede. v. i. give in, give way, surrender, yield. n. elasticity.See relinquishment. Ant., take. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To transfer] Syn. grant, bestow …   English dictionary for students

  • PASS — vi 1 a: to issue a decision, verdict, or opinion the Supreme Court pass ed on a statute b: to be legally issued judgment pass ed by default 2: to go from the control, ownership, or possession of one person or group to that of …   Law dictionary

  • give — [giv] vt. gave, given, giving [ME given (with g < ON gefa, to give), yeven < OE giefan, akin to Ger geben < IE base * ghabh , to grasp, take > L habere, to have: the special Gmc sense of this base results from its use as a substitute… …   English World dictionary

  • pass — [n1] opening through solid canyon, cut, gap, gorge, passage, passageway, path, ravine; concepts 509,513 Ant. closing, closure pass [n2] authorization, permission admission, chit*, comp, free ride*, furlough, identification, license, order, paper …   New thesaurus

  • Pass — Pass, v. t. 1. In simple, transitive senses; as: (a) To go by, beyond, over, through, or the like; to proceed from one side to the other of; as, to pass a house, a stream, a boundary, etc. (b) Hence: To go from one limit to the other of; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pass — pass1 [pas, päs] n. [ME pas: see PACE1] a narrow passage or opening, esp. between mountains; gap; defile pass2 [pas, päs] vi. [ME passen < OFr passer < VL * passare < L passus, a step: see PACE1] 1. to go o …   English World dictionary

  • pass down — ˌpass ˈdown [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they pass down he/she/it passes down present participle passing down past tense …   Useful english dictionary

  • give — [v1] contribute, supply, transfer accord, administer, allow, ante up, award, bequeath, bestow, cede, come across, commit, confer, consign, convey, deed, deliver, dish out*, dispense, dispose of, dole out, donate, endow, entrust, fork over*,… …   New thesaurus

  • pass on — {v.} 1. To give an opinion about; judge; settle. * /The college passed on his application and found him acceptable./ * /The committee recommended three people for the job and the president passed on them./ 2. To give away (something that has been …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pass the buck — {v. phr.}, {informal} To make another person decide something or accept a responsibility or give orders instead of doing it yourself; shift or escape responsibility or blame; put the duty or blame on someone else. * /Mrs. Brown complained to the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pass on — {v.} 1. To give an opinion about; judge; settle. * /The college passed on his application and found him acceptable./ * /The committee recommended three people for the job and the president passed on them./ 2. To give away (something that has been …   Dictionary of American idioms

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