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    Cool step past

    In the sentence

    He stepped past George

    Does "step past" mean "one stepping to stand before someone else" George, in this case?

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    Re: step past

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    In the sentence

    He stepped past George

    Does "step past" mean "pasar o ponerse por delante de" George, in this example?

    Thanks
    Hi Bushwaker,

    Step past in my mind is like go after. But 'Ponerse por delante' para mí es el contrario. I think what you've written in Spanish is the opposite meaning.

    Have a nice day -Buenas Tardes
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    Re: step past

    Quote Originally Posted by The French View Post
    Hi Bushwaker,

    Step past in my mind is like go after. But 'Ponerse por delante' para mí es el contrario. I think what you've written in Spanish is the opposite meaning.

    Have a nice day -Buenas Tardes
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    To "step past" means to move past someone who is standing still. I don't speak Spanish.

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    Re: step past

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    To "step past" means to move past someone who is standing still. I don't speak Spanish.
    Hi again, sorry for the Spanish,

    But he has take the opposite way for understanding the meaning of step past.

    Thanks.

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    Cool Re: step past

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    To "step past" means to move past someone who is standing still. I don't speak Spanish.
    Thanks. I beg your pardon, it has been an absolutely unintentional mistake. I was meaning "one stepping to stand before someone else" . Could it also mean that, or only to past before someone and go beyond?

    Sorry again

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    #6

    Re: step past

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    Thanks. I beg your pardon, it has been an absolutely unintentional mistake. I was meaning "one stepping to stand before someone else" . Could it also mean that, or only to past before someone and go beyond?

    Sorry again
    It means only "to go past someone".

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