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  • v. transmit information


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  • His most important task was to pass along to the Zenobians the full details of his encounter with the Nanoids and his suggestion for a codification of the relationship of the two races: both, as he had reason to believe, authentic natives of this world.

    Phule me twice

  • The policeman met only German officers who spoke English or French, and the subterfuge continued as other representatives of the local government came on board to present a huge bouquet of flowers, pass along war news, and, in response to gentle questioning, describe the defenses of Papeete.

    Castles of Steel

  • Myself (P.S. Roper): I am on duty, Miss Wright, and would take it kindly if you would pass along the lane.

    Overture to Death

  • Not a soul had been seen to pass along the road, though Mary's watchful eye was on the lookout the live-long day.

    John and Mary; or, The Fugitive Slaves, a Tale of South-Eastern Pennsylvania

  • You cross the Patowmac above the junction, pass along its side through the base of the mountain for three miles, its terrible precipices hanging in fragments over you, and within about 20 miles reach Frederick town and the fine country round that.

    Notes on the State of Virginia.

  • Carol looked at the footage of the scientist entering and leaving his chamber, all that could be found after she had appeared to Alhouan and communicated all she could to him by covering her hands from view and tracing ceremonial symbols upon his arm to secretly pass along her suspicions.


  • Soon, if the job description succeeded, it would be up to her to pass along that same aloha spirit of welcome to the applicants for their teaching staff, just as she and the Elm Creek Quilters had done the previous summer at the manor.

    The Aloha Quilt

  • Mrs. Calhoun asked her husband to pass along to me a list of his friends and associates who were looking for housecleaners, and in no time I had work lined up every day of the week.

    The Madonnas of Echo Park

  • We are going to give you information to pass along to Laquatus.

    Chainer's Torment

  • Very stealthily we heard it pass along until it died away in the distance.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars


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  • "In marketing terms it refers to a piece of marketing material, such as an e-mail newsletter, that goes beyond the original recipient. A pass along is 'passed along' to a second person by the recipient." --Webopedia

    June 26, 2009