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1, pasar por encima
2. sobre pasar
3. perderse
to overpass

1. To pass above something, as when flying or moving on a higher road.

          Gillian watched the overpassing shoppers on the second floor of the mall, as she relaxed in the bench on the ground floor.

   2. (transitive) To exceed, overstep, or transcend a limit, threshold, or goal.

          Marshall was really overpassing his authority when he ordered the security guards to fire their tasers at the trespassers.
          The precocious student had really overpassed her peers, and was reading books written for children several years older.

peers someone who is of the same age as another person
a child who is popular with her peers

   3. (transitive) To disregard, skip, or miss something.

          "Don't overpass those cheeses; they're really quite excellent!" gushed Terry, pointing to the buffet table.

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Flashcard info:
Author: sarapalacio
Main topic: Englisch
Topic: Vocabulary
School / Univ.: Privat
City: pamplona
Published: 01.03.2010




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