opportunity to pass

  • 1 pass — 1. v. & n. v. (past part. passed) (see also PAST). 1 intr. (often foll. by along, by, down, on, etc.) move onward; proceed, esp. past some point of reference (saw the procession passing). 2 tr. a go past; leave (a thing etc.) on one side or… …

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  • 2 opportunity — opportunity, occasion, chance, break, time are comparable when they mean a state of affairs or a combination of circumstances favorable to some end. Opportunity is perhaps the most common of these terms; it applies to a situation which provides… …

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  • 3 pass — Ⅰ. pass [1] ► VERB 1) move or go onward, past, through, or across. 2) change from one state or condition to another. 3) transfer (something) to someone. 4) kick, hit, or throw (the ball) to a teammate. 5) (of time) go by. 6) …

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  • 4 pass — pass1 [pas, päs] n. [ME pas: see PACE1] a narrow passage or opening, esp. between mountains; gap; defile pass2 [pas, päs] vi. [ME passen < OFr passer < VL * passare < L passus, a step: see PACE1] 1. to go o …

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  • 5 pass up something — pass up (something) to fail to take advantage of an opportunity. Phillips could never pass up a chance to tell you how much he hated lawyers. When they invited her to perform, I told her she shouldn t pass it up …

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  • 6 pass up — (something) to fail to take advantage of an opportunity. Phillips could never pass up a chance to tell you how much he hated lawyers. When they invited her to perform, I told her she shouldn t pass it up …

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  • 7 pass up — ► pass up refrain from taking up (an opportunity). Main Entry: ↑pass …

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  • 8 opportunity — [n] lucky chance; favorable circumstances befalling, break*, connection, contingency, convenience, cut*, event, excuse, fair shake*, fighting chance*, fitness, fling*, fortuity, freedom, go*, good fortune, good luck, happening, hope, hour, iron… …

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  • 9 Opportunity rover timeline for 2005 April — This article describes part of the mission timeline of the NASA Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. Further information: Opportunity rover timeline Contents 1 Mars Exploration Rover Mission timelines 2 2005 April to April 8 3 …

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  • 10 pass — pass1 W1S1 [pa:s US pæs] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go past)¦ 2¦(move/go)¦ 3¦(put)¦ 4¦(road/river etc)¦ 5¦(give)¦ 6¦(give information)¦ 7¦(time)¦ 8¦(exam/test)¦ 9¦(law/proposal)¦ 10¦(happen)¦ …

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  • 11 pass — 1 verb 1 GO PAST (I, T) to come up to a particular point or object and go past it: The crowd parted to let the truck pass. | They kept quiet until the soldiers had passed. | pass sb/sth: We passed each other on the staircase. | I pass the sports… …

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  • 12 pass — passless, adj. /pas, pahs/, v.t. 1. to move past; go by: to pass another car on the road. 2. to let go without notice, action, remark, etc.; leave unconsidered; disregard; overlook: Pass chapter two and go on to chapter three. 3. to omit the… …

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  • 13 pass — [[t]pæs, pɑs[/t]] v. t. 1) to move past; go by: to pass a car on the road[/ex] 2) to let go without notice, action, etc.; disregard 3) to cause or allow to go through a barrier, obstacle, etc.: The guard passed the visitor[/ex] 4) to go across or …

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  • 14 pass — pass1 verb 1》 move or cause to move in a specified direction.     ↘change from one state or condition to another. 2》 go past or across; leave behind or on one side in proceeding.     ↘surpass; exceed.     ↘Tennis hit a winning shot past (an… …

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  • 15 Opportunity cost — Economics …

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  • 16 pass up — verb 1. refuse to accept (Freq. 1) He refused my offer of hospitality • Syn: ↑refuse, ↑reject, ↑turn down, ↑decline • Ant: ↑accept ( …

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  • 17 opportunity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ ample, considerable, plenty of ▪ We ll have plenty of opportunity to talk later. ▪ limited, little, not much ▪ …

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  • 18 opportunity */*/*/ — UK [ˌɒpə(r)ˈtjuːnətɪ] / US [ˌɑpərˈtunətɪ] noun Word forms opportunity : singular opportunity plural opportunities Metaphor: Having an opportunity to do something is like having a door or way of getting into a building. This opened the door to a… …

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  • 19 Opportunity No. 17, Alberta — Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17   Municipal district   …

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  • 20 pass sb by — UK US pass sb by Phrasal Verb with pass({{}}/pɑːs/ US  /pæs/ verb ► if an event or opportunity passes you by, you do not notice it or get pleasure or an advantage from it: »We mustn t let this opportunity pass us by …

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