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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pass over.

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Examples

  • But when he was passed over for the appointment, Lee took a leading role in opposition to the act, including personal attacks on George Mercer, the man named to administer the stamps in Virginia.

    Robert Morris

  • When on the forenoon of June 3 the last of the infantry passed over the North Fork bridge at Mount Jackson—the Valley Pike's sole crossing of that stream—Ashby's rear guard set the structure afire.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • As she took me in one last time, an expression of faint bewilderment passed over her face, and I actually felt sorry for her, because while I had lost my father, she had lost her son, and I, the poor substitute presented in his place, was the living image of the woman who had led him astray.

    Dreaming in French

  • We had different kinds of encounters with four or five different types of treesome we gently brushed againstand then there was a more coercive meeting with a big banksia whose scaly, knobbly bark left a passage of black scales on the paper as if a huge reptile had passed over it.

    Wildwood

  • A shadow of fury passed over his thick-featured face, pasty white in the flickering light.

    My Demon's Kiss

  • From Syria, this custom of the Synagogue would seem to have passed over to Palestine and Egypt, to Asia Minor,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • He turned to the east, passed over the windswept Massanutton, and then, crossing the Shenandoah at Columbia Bridge, began to climb the Blue Ridge.

    LEE’S LIEUTENANTS

  • I suspect this boulder field may have some of its origin with this large, sharp-edged, blocky-rim crater that we passed over in final descent.

    First Man

  • A wave of light-headedness passed over Cara, and for a moment she swayed on her feet.

    Choker

  • I followed a few straggler passengers into the old building, passed over the shiny tiled floors and through a handful of people shivering in the lobby and back outside.

    THE LAST GREAT GETAWAY of the WATER BALLOON BOYS

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