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    Hi,
    I can't figure the underlined parts of the following context, could anyone help me out?

    Thank you very much.


    I hitched up to Ottawa on a two-day pass. I had to hitch because none of the guys who had cars wanted to take me where they went on passes and hung out.

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    Re: pass

    Quote Originally Posted by IQU3838 View Post
    Hi,
    I can't figure the underlined parts of the following context, could anyone help me out?

    Thank you very much.


    I hitched up to Ottawa on a two-day pass. I had to hitch because none of the guys who had cars wanted to take me where they went on passes and hung out.
    I think the context might help. It could be a two-day pass from work. It could be a travel pass of some kind, valid for two days.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: pass

    I will bet you the person was on active duty in the armed forces.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: pass

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It could be a travel pass of some kind, valid for two days.
    Though the meaning exists, this one is less likely as the person was hitching.

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    Re: pass

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Though the meaning exists, this one is less likely as the person was hitching.
    I did think that but I guess I thought it might have been a Greyhound bus pass but he found himself somewhere without a bus terminal. I was guessing right from the word go, though!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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