Pass for

Pass for :

PASS : (verb)

Pass for : (phrasal verb)

Meanings :

1. be mistaken for

2. to be treated and considered wrongly as being a particular type of person or thing

Example Sentences :

1. Mrs. Sheila looks so young that she could pass for her daughter.

2. He is really sixty. But, he could pass for forty.

3. There are many slogans and name-callings which can pass for political debates.

4. What pass for entertainment here is not entertainment at all.

5. There are many ancient practices which once passed for scientific evidences.

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