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What does pass away mean? #1 (permalink) Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:36 am   What does pass away mean?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #299 "Life: Phrasal Verbs", question 7

My grandfather ......... away last year. I miss him a lot.

(a) died
(b) passed
(c) ceased
(d) lived

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #299 "Life: Phrasal Verbs", answer 7

My grandfather passed away last year. I miss him a lot.

Correct answer: (b) passed
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What does pass away mean? #2 (permalink) Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:40 am   What does pass away mean?
 

I only guess. "pass away"="die" ?
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What does pass away mean? #3 (permalink) Wed Sep 08, 2010 5:52 am   What does pass away mean?
 

Yes - if someone passed away, he/she died.
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What does pass away mean? #4 (permalink) Sun Aug 05, 2012 17:12 pm   What does pass away mean?
 

Why not "die away"?
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What does pass away mean? #5 (permalink) Sun Aug 05, 2012 17:13 pm   What does pass away mean?
 

Because that's not an idiomatic expression.

Plants can be described as dying away (fading and dying). People cannot.
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