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zoom pastTo pass very quickly.Rate it:

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quarter pastFifteen minutes past any hour.Rate it:

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be pastTo have recovered from; to no longer believe that an experience is important.Rate it:

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blast from the pastSomething or someone that a person has not seen for a long time and that which evokes nostalgic feelings.Rate it:

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blow pastTo easily overcome or go around a safeguard or limit.Rate it:

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brush pastTo go by quickly, making slight contact.Rate it:

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file pastTo move by in a line or procession and with a serious, often spiritual or deeply emotional purpose.Rate it:

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get pastTo continue around a blockage; to get around; to surpass something that is in the way.Rate it:

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get pastTo cause something to get around a blockage; to cause to get around or surpass something that is in the way.Rate it:

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get pastTo get through a difficult time; to overcome a source of grief.Rate it:

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get pastTo cause someone to overcome a source of grief or get through a difficult time.Rate it:

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get past oneselfTo become able to look beyond one's own ego and negative emotions; to overcome internal and emotional obstacles.Rate it:

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ghost from one's pastSomething unpleasant from one's past that "haunts" them to the present day.Rate it:

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go pastTo surpass a boundary; to go by a limit.Rate it:

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let get pastSynonym of let pastRate it:

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let pastTo allow someone to pass one.Rate it:

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march pastAlternative form of march-pastRate it:

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past masterexpertRate it:

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push pastTo rudely force one's way in front of another.Rate it:

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push pastTo force a conversation or situation to continue after an awkward interruption.Rate it:

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put it pastTo consider it beyond what someone is capable of doing.Rate it:

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put one pastTo deceive, trick, or fool, especially by concealing something.Rate it:

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put one past somebodyTo deceive, trick, or fool, especially by concealing something.Rate it:

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put one past someoneTo deceive, trick, or fool, especially by concealing something.Rate it:

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put pastTo conclude that would not do something.Rate it:

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reach pastTo extend beyond.Rate it:

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run pastTo bring an idea or proposal to the attention of someone in order to obtain their opinion.Rate it:

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run something pastTo bring an idea or proposal to the attention of someone in order to obtain their opinion.Rate it:

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see past the end of one's noseTo have insight into underlying facts or consequences; to possess common sense or a vision for the future.Rate it:

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slip one pastTo sneak something through a process or inspection; to hide something or conceal a fact; to prevent attention being drawn to something.Rate it:

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smuggle pastTo illicitly or dishonestly get through an inspection.Rate it:

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sneak pastTo get through or successfully go around an inspection, guard or bureaucratic hurdle.Rate it:

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talk pastTo talk at cross purposes with; to speak in such a way that a listener fails to understand one's meaning.Rate it:

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thunder pastTo move by loudly, at great speed.Rate it:

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tick pastTo continue over time.Rate it:

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whistle past the graveyardTo attempt to stay cheerful in a dire situation; To proceed with a task, ignoring an upcoming hazard, hoping for a good outcome.Rate it:

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whistle past the graveyardTo enter a situation with little or no understanding of the possible consequences.Rate it:

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flutter in the dovecoteI further argued that the principal cause for the political deadlock that persisted for thirty years after the guns fell silent was Israeli intransigence rather than Arab intransigence. The appearance of the first wave of revisionist studies excited a great deal of interest and controversy in the media and more than a flutter in the academic dovecote. — Israel Confronts Its Past.Rate it:

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time out of mindThe distant past beyond anyone's memory.Rate it:

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borne outPast participle of bear out.Rate it:

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days of yorethe past; bygone days (nostalgic)Rate it:

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go byTo pass, to go past, without much interaction.Rate it:

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look backTo reminisce about a past time.Rate it:

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pass byTo proceed past something.Rate it:

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take backTo cause to remember some past event or time.Rate it:

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go the way of the dinosaursTo go extinct or become obsolete; to fall out of common use or practice; to go off the firsthand market; to become a thing of the past.Rate it:

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history repeats itselfThings that have happened in the past will happen again.Rate it:

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of lateIn the recent past; recently; lately.Rate it:

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rest on one's laurelsTo rely on a past success instead of trying to improve oneself further.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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