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    to get past

    Dear teachers,

    I'm not sure about the proper use of this idiom.

    I think it can be used for material things (i.e. I'm driving and a rock is in the middle of a road "Let's get past it on the right") but can it also be used for intellectual matters such as to get past a difficulty when speaking about a task to do at work?

    Thank you for your help


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    Re: to get past

    Yes – it is also used metaphorically, like 'to hit a brick wall'.


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