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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PASS ALONG

There was another interruption, to enable a motor-cyclist to pass along.

This will insure attention and silence, and my words will be heard as we pass along.

News of these events was now beginning to pass along the line ahead.

Pass along at once, and find your quarters and begin to unpack.

They fill the rooms, and as you pass along the streets they rise in clouds.

It's almost like an inheritance, something you can pass along.

And the quantities of carriages which pass along the street!

Various groups from time to time continued to pass along the thoroughfare.

Should you pass along that lonely creek and venture to call a cheery “Hallo!”

To read their names as you pass along is a lesson in Saxon genealogy.

WORD ORIGIN

"written permission to pass into, or through, a place," 1590s, from pass (v.). Sense of "ticket for a free ride or admission" is first found 1838. Colloquial make a pass "offer an amorous advance" first recorded 1928, perhaps from a sporting sense. Phrase come to pass (late 15c.) uses the word with a sense of "completion, accomplishment."

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