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go by

  • 1 go by
    (person)
    passer
    as time goes by
    avec le temps
    don't let such opportunities go by
    il ne faut pas laisser passer de telles occasions
  • 2 go by [something] 2.1 (judge by)
    juger d'après
    to go by appearances
    juger d'après or sur les apparences
    going by her looks, I'd say she was about 30
    à la voir, je lui donne 30 ans
    you mustn't go by what you read in the papers
    il ne faut pas croire tout ce que disent les journaux
    if the trailer is anything to go by, it should be a good film
    à en juger par la bande-annonce, ça doit être un bon film
    if the father is anything to go by, I wouldn't like to meet the son!
    quand on voit le père, on n'a pas envie de rencontrer le fils!
    2.2 (proceed by) to go by the rules
    suivre or observer le règlement
    promotion goes by seniority
    la promotion se fait à l'ancienneté or en fonction de l'ancienneté
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go-by
[informal]
British English: /ˈɡəʊbʌɪ/
American English: /ˈɡoʊˌbaɪ/

noun

  • to give somebody the go-by (informal) (British English)
    snober quelqu'un

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