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past 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/past/,
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Gone by in time and no longer existing,
  1. Gone by in time and no longer existing
    • - the danger is now past
  2. Belonging to a former time
    • - they made a study of the reasons why past attempts had failed
    • - he is a past chairman of the society
  3. (of a specified period of time) Occurring before and leading up to the time of speaking or writing
    • - the band has changed over the past twelve months
  4. (of a tense) Expressing an action that has happened or a state that previously existed

Preposition
  1. To or on the further side of
    • - he rode on past the crossroads
  2. In front of or from one side to the other of
    • - he began to drive slowly past the houses
  3. Beyond in time; later than
    • - by this time it was past 3:30
  4. No longer capable of
    • - he is past giving the best advice
  5. Beyond the scope of
    • - my hair was past praying for
Noun
  1. The time or a period of time before the moment of speaking or writing
    • - she found it hard to make ends meet in the past
  2. The events of an earlier time
    • - the war-damaged church is preserved as a reminder of the past
  3. The history of a person, country, or institution
    • - the monuments act as guidelines through the country's colorful past
  4. A part of a person's history that is considered to be shameful
    • - the heroine was a lady with a past
  5. A past tense or form of a verb
    • - a simple past of the first conjugation
Adverb
  1. So as to pass from one side of something to the other
    • - large angelfish swim slowly past
  2. Used to indicate the lapse of time
    • - a week went past and nothing changed
  3. At a time later by a specified amount than a particular known hour
    • - we're having speeches in the dining room at half past

  1. by: so as to pass a given point; "every hour a train goes past"
  2. earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
  3. the time that has elapsed; "forget the past"
  4. a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret); "reporters dug into the candidate's past"
  5. past(a): of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office; "a retiring member of the board"
  6. a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past
  7. The past is the collection of all stale and out-moded things. It is the opposite of the future.
  8. PAST (short for Polska Akcyjna Spółka Telefoniczna, Polish Telephone Joint-stock Company) was a Polish telephone operator in the period between World War I and World War II. ...
  9. The Primeval Structure Telescope (PaST), also called 21 Centimetre Array (21CMA), is a Chinese radio telescope array designed to detect the earliest luminous objects in the universe, including the first stars, supernova explosions, and black holes. ...
  10. Sub Sub were a British dance act from Manchester, England, composed of Jimi Goodwin and twin brothers Andy and Jez Williams.
  11. Yu Dafu (December 7, 1896—September 17, 1945). Born in Fuyang, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, was a modern Chinese short story writer and poet.
  12. Jed Madela (born in Iloilo, Philippines) is a Filipino singer whose singles include How Can I Fall, The Past, The Search is Over, and Love Always Finds a Way.
  13. The period of time that has already happened, in contrast to the present and the future; Having already happened; in the past; finished. [from 14th c.]; Following expressions of time to indicate how long ago something happened; ago. [from 15th c. ...
  14. is a place in time that was before now: You would be wise to reflect on the past and learn from it.
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  18. It is history. Make the present good, and the past will take care of itself.
  19. Incasso medewerker at M.G. de jong Gerechtsdeurwaarder
  20. An illusion which exists in our minds of events and experiences that we may or may not have been aware of, earlier in time. If life is a painting where everything exists Now, the past would simply be the section of the painting you have already looked at and experienced. It hasn’t gone anywhere. ...
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  22. BEFORE, that is, [B], PO > signer is "thrown" over the shoulder.
  23. Coordinator at Union of social profit entreprises
  24. antecedent, circumstantial, incidental, inconspicuous, unobtrusive, accompaniment, atmosphere, backdrop, circumstances, conditions, context
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