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    Smile walk past/by you

    You won't see boring ghost costumes. Instead, twenty-foot caterpillars and an entire deck of cards walk past/by you.


    I presume walk past and by you both sound right, but are they the same in meaning to you? Thanks.

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    Default Re: walk past/by you

    Hello Angliholic!

    In this context, 'past' and 'by' are interchangeable.

    finta

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    Default Re: walk past/by you

    Quote Originally Posted by finta View Post
    Hello Angliholic!

    In this context, 'past' and 'by' are interchangeable.

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    Thanks, finta.
    But are they the same in meaning?

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    Default Re: walk past/by you

    Yes, they have the same meaning. Being "interchangeable" means that they have the same meaning.

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    Default Re: walk past/by you

    Thanks, 2006.

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