Know Your English – No ‘Passing’ this Post

Time the natives got another English lesson.

Our focus today will be on different phrases with the word pass.

* Make a pass – Ha ha, don’t we priapic desis know the meaning of this phrase!

* Pretty pass – Difficult situation.

* Pass the buck – Shift the blame to someone stupider than yourself.

* Pass water – To pee.

* Pass muster – Pass inspection.

* Pass the hat round – Arrange for a collection of cash for a cause.

* Pass under the yoke – Humiliating submission.

* Pass under the spear – Sold at an auction.

* Come to Pass – Happen.

Source: Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

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