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    Passed or Past

    Which of these is correct?
    1) Walk passed the golf club buildings.
    2) Walk past the golf club buildings.
    I think it is number 1) however some of my friends disagree.

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    Re: Passed or Past

    Quote Originally Posted by chris page
    Which of these is correct?
    1) Walk passed the golf club buildings.
    2) Walk past the golf club buildings.
    I think it is number 1) however some of my friends disagree.
    Number 1) would be correct and number 2) is meaning something from the past (before)


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    Re: Passed or Past

    Either may be correct. If "Walk" is the subject, i.e. a person, then Walk may indeed have passed (simple past tense of verb "to pass") the building without stopping.
    If, on the other hand, you are using "Walk" as a command, as in "Walk beyond the building without stopping", then past (beyond) would be the correct choice.

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    Re: Passed or Past

    "past" is correct.

    "passed" is the past tense of 'pass'.

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