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Synonyms for passing

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(American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate

euphemistic expressions for death

the motion of one object relative to another

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the end of something

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a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another

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going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it

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success in satisfying a test or requirement

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lasting a very short time

of advancing the ball by throwing it

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allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily

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hasty and without attention to detail

to an extreme degree

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A total of 206 drivers who sat their test for the first time were male - 96 passing on that first attempt (46.6 per cent).
Speaking at the passing out ceremony, IG Sindh Saleemi said the men and women passing out had successfully taken part in a three-month robust training program.
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In fact, differences in passing accuracy between good and bad teams are most pronounced where it matters most - close to goal, where players have least time and space in which to act.
"We'd all love to have four lanes, but we realize that's not realistic given the traffic volumes, but in terms of safety more passing lanes are going to help cut accidents down," says Kidd.
Gallego's book opens with a rereading of Du Bois's theory of "double consciousness" that reveals both the positive and the negative perspectives contained in the theory and connects it with the motif of passing. The positive refers to the notion of the "third self," which results from the union of an African American ethnic identity and an American national identity, a notion that implies the possibility of a society in which African culture and American culture co-exist.
That classic portrayal of passing can rouse a nasty prickle of suspicion, sympathy and hostility amongst people of color who feel betrayed, or those in the majority who feel tricked.
Early this summer, Laboy placed more than 20 teachers on unpaid administrative leave for not passing a new English-language fluency test.
And a total of 2290 females sat their test, with 1037 (45.3 per cent) passing.
The defenders must also practice "passing off" an attacker if he runs from one side of the field to the other.
Passing and the Rise of the African American Novel.
The Educational Testing Service found the scores suspect and asked 14 of the passing students to take the test again.
1041(b)(6), which provides a stepped-up basis for the surviving spouse's half of property, was intended to equalize the two treatments and "give persons receiving community property the same basis for determining gain or loss on a sale of property after death as is given recipients of property passing under the common law" in that "the surviving spouse's interest in community property shall be deemed to have been acquired by bequest, devise, or inheritance from the decedent."
The Jets have the AFC's top-ranked passing offence and the Bills the AFC's second-best rushing offence.
6 Accurate passes: 46 Total passes: 52 Passing accuracy: 88.5%