pass for


pass for
be regarded as, be accepted as

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • pass for — (someone/something) to appear to be someone or something else. A lot of what passes for humor these days is just anger expressed in the form of a joke. Although he s 35, he could still pass for a college student …   New idioms dictionary

  • pass for — index assume (simulate), displace (replace), impersonate, pose (impersonate), profess (pretend …   Law dictionary

  • pass for — phrasal verb pass for or pass as [transitive] Word forms pass for : present tense I/you/we/they pass for he/she/it passes for present participle passing for past tense passed for past participle passed for pass for someone/something to be… …   English dictionary

  • pass for sb — UK US pass as/for sth/sb Phrasal Verb with pass({{}}/pɑːs/ US  /pæs/ verb ► to appear to be something or someone else, or try to make others believe that they are: »These watches are good quality fakes, and would pass for the genuine article in a …   Financial and business terms

  • pass for — {v. phr.} To be taken for; be considered as. * /Charles speaks Arabic so fluently that he could easily pass for an Arab./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pass for — {v. phr.} To be taken for; be considered as. * /Charles speaks Arabic so fluently that he could easily pass for an Arab./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pass\ for — v. phr. To be taken for; be considered as. Charles speaks Arabic so fluently that he could easily pass for an Arab …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pass for — verb To be mistakenly seen as something that one is not 2006 [ …   Wiktionary

  • pass for — appear similar to, look like    In that uniform, you could pass for a police officer …   English idioms

  • pass for — ► pass as/for be accepted as. Main Entry: ↑pass …   English terms dictionary


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