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From Middle English, past participle of passen (“to pass, to go by"), whence Modern English pass.
Middle English from past participle of passen to pass pass
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
They had to move forward, and leave the past behind them.
It was past midnight.
He brushed past her.
Don't look at the past so negatively.
Lisa brushed past Giddon without looking at him.
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