pass off

pass off
фраз. гл.
1) постепенно прекращаться, проходить (об ощущения)

The pain was severe to begin with, but soon passed off. — Сначала боль была очень сильной, но скоро прошла.

2) пронестись, пройти (о дожде, буре)

The storm should pass off before dark. — Шторм должен закончиться до темноты.

3) хорошо пройти (о мероприятии, событии)

The meeting passed off well. — Собрание прошло хорошо.

4) (pass off for / as) сбывать, подсовывать; выдавать (за кого-л.)

He passed himself off as a doctor. — Он выдавал себя за доктора.

The police caught him for passing off false money. — Полиция арестовала его за сбыт фальшивых денег.

5) отвлекать внимание от чего-л.
6) оставлять без внимания, пропускать мимо ушей

He passed off the difficult question. — Он пропустил трудный вопрос.


Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

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