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pass off vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." UK (happen)transcurrir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
  (formal)desarrollarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 Although the event has attracted violence in the past, the latest march passed off without incident.
 Aunque el evento atrajo violencia en el pasado, la última marcha transcurrió sin incidentes.
pass [sth/sb] off as [sth/sb] vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (present falsely)hacer pasar por loc verb + prep
 He tried to pass himself off as an expert, but we could tell he didn't know much.
 Trató de hacerse pasar por experto, pero nos dimos cuenta de que no sabía mucho.
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