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meaning of 'pass over' #1 (permalink) Wed Dec 26, 2007 5:52 am   meaning of 'pass over'
 

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ESL/EFL Test #157 "Idioms with the phrasal verb pass", question 4

Once you ......... Prospect Street, we will be on the right hand side of the block, directly across the street from the museum.

(a) pass up
(b) pass out
(c) pass away
(d) pass over

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #157 "Idioms with the phrasal verb pass", answer 4

Once you pass over Prospect Street, we will be on the right hand side of the block, directly across the street from the museum.

Correct answer: (d) pass over

Your answer was: incorrect
Once you pass up Prospect Street, we will be on the right hand side of the block, directly across the street from the museum.
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Sorry, I thought 'pass over' something simply means ' to avoid discussing a particular subject'. Isn't 'pass by' will be a more appropriate answer in this case?

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meaning of 'pass over' #2 (permalink) Wed Dec 26, 2007 9:09 am   meaning of 'pass over'
 

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No, here 'pass over' = cross over. Prospect Street intersects at right angles the speaker's street.
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meaning of 'pass over' #3 (permalink) Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:25 am   meaning of 'pass over'
 

please explain: across the street from the museum

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meaning of 'pass over' #4 (permalink) Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:47 am   meaning of 'pass over'
 

Which words do you not understand, Saneta? The phrase contains no idioms.
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