I'd be most grateful if you could let me know if the word 'passed' has been used correctly in this sentence.
Have given up playing on the PS3 as the maid keeps walking passed the telly.
Many thanks in advance.
Here, Past is an adverb of direction, such as "along" or beside" or even "by." Passed is the past tense of the verb "to pass."
So, to check, try to substitute a similar word:
I have given up watching my movie because my brother keeps walking by the television.