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go by

  • 1verb + adverb 1.1 (move past) 1.2 (elapse) as time went by …
    a medida que pasaba el tiempo …
    tales of days gone by
    cuentos de antaño [literary]
    in years gone by people used to …
    antes or antiguamente la gente solía …
    we mustn't let the occasion go by without a celebration
    no podemos dejar pasar la ocasión sin celebrarlo
  • 2verb + preposition + object 2.1
    (act, judge in accordance with) (instinct)
    dejarse llevar por
    (rules)
    seguir
    to go by appearances
    juzgar por las apariencias
    they used to go by the position of the sun
    se guiaban por la posición del sol
    I am just going by what I was told
    yo simplemente me atengo a lo que se me dijo
    if previous experience is anything to go by
    a juzgar por lo que ha sucedido en otras ocasiones
    2.2 (be wasted) (American English) the opportunity went right by him
    perdió or dejó pasar la oportunidad
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go-by
American English: /ˈɡoʊˌbaɪ/
British English: /ˈɡəʊbʌɪ/

noun

  • to give somebody the go-by
    dejar a alguien con el saludo en la boca
    I saw her but she gave me the go-by [colloquial]
    la vi pero me dejó con el saludo en la boca
    la vi pero se hizo la sueca [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • If we encourage our great firms now, they will carry out this work; but if not, some other Power will give us the go-by in submarines, as two or three have already done in airship design and use.
    • Gamblers, ranchers and shepherds came to see us, but the Mexicans gave us the go-by.
    • Nearing Pembina, the governor expectant, family and suite gave us the go-by… They arrived at the Hudson's Bay Co. post October 18th.

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