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pass on

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpass on phrasal verb1 TELL pass something ↔ on to give someone a piece of information that someone else has given to youpass something ↔ on to She said she’d pass the message on to the other students.2 pass something ↔ on a) MIGIVEto give something, especially a disease, to your children through your genes b) MIGIVEto give a slight illness to someone else to One catches the virus and they pass it on to the rest.3 pass something ↔ onBCOST to make someone else pay the cost of somethingpass something ↔ on to Any increase in our costs will have to be passed on to the consumer.4 to die – use this when you want to avoid saying the word ‘die’ pass→ See Verb table
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pass toThe princess passed on her request to Aladdin, who passed it on to the genie.Margarett learned the turkey trot from her brother Frank and passed it on to Eddie.If he survived, those patterns would become eternal, for his genes would pass them on to future generations.Nobody passed it on to him.He passes this information on to his boss who is always well prepared for project review meetings.Rumors come and go and we pass them on to the authorities.He exuded confidence, and somehow passed that on to the wing.Yet they passed on the same tradition to their daughters, who then passed it on to their daughters.pass toThe princess passed on her request to Aladdin, who passed it on to the genie.Margarett learned the turkey trot from her brother Frank and passed it on to Eddie.If he survived, those patterns would become eternal, for his genes would pass them on to future generations.Nobody passed it on to him.He passes this information on to his boss who is always well prepared for project review meetings.Rumors come and go and we pass them on to the authorities.He exuded confidence, and somehow passed that on to the wing.Yet they passed on the same tradition to their daughters, who then passed it on to their daughters.pass toThe princess passed on her request to Aladdin, who passed it on to the genie.Margarett learned the turkey trot from her brother Frank and passed it on to Eddie.If he survived, those patterns would become eternal, for his genes would pass them on to future generations.Nobody passed it on to him.He passes this information on to his boss who is always well prepared for project review meetings.Rumors come and go and we pass them on to the authorities.He exuded confidence, and somehow passed that on to the wing.Yet they passed on the same tradition to their daughters, who then passed it on to their daughters.
From Longman Business Dictionarypass something ↔ on (also pass something ↔ along American English) phrasal verb [transitive] if a company passes on increased costs of providing products or services to its customers, it increases the prices of its products or services to pay for these costs. If the company passes on lower costs, it makes the prices of its products or services lowerpass something on/along to somebodyCable companies should pass on cost reductions to customers rather than earn fatter profit margins. pass→ See Verb tablepass-onpass-on adjectiveMARKETING another word for pass-along
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Verb table
pass
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypass
he, she, itpasses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypassed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave passed
he, she, ithas passed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad passed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pass
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have passed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam passing
he, she, itis passing
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you, we, theyare passing
Past
I, he, she, itwas passing
you, we, theywere passing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been passing
he, she, ithas been passing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been passing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be passing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been passing
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