pass off

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pass off (third-person singular simple present passes off, present participle passing off, simple past and past participle passed off)

  1. (intransitive) To happen.
    The millennium passed off without any disasters.
  2. (transitive) To misrepresent something.
    He tried to pass off the imitation Rolex as genuine.
  3. To abate, to cease gradually.

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