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GO BY (= pass)   (時が)経つ、通過する


  • If time, or a period of time, goes by, it passes.

    If someone or something (for example, a car) goes by, it moves past you.
  • 時間や一定の期間について go by を使った場合は、経過するという意味です。

    人や物、例えば、車などについて go by を使った場合は、それが通り過ぎる、という意味になります。

GO BY (= pass)


  1. That was the best vacation ever! And the time went by so quickly!
  2. (to his girlfriend, after meeting her at the airport)
    The days went by so slowly while you were away.
  3. After we were seated at our table, 20 minutes went by before the waiter took our order.
  4. I've spent a lot of time at that coffee shop. I really enjoy sitting at the counter by the window and watching the people go by.
  5. (policeman to a pedestrian)
    Have you seen a black sedan go by here in the last 30 minutes?

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