Passed or Past?

Passed is the past tense form of the verb to pass which means to move forward or through.

Past means gone by or ended.

Read each sentence below carefully and choose the correct word.


  1. Jim (passed,past) the ketchup to Susie after putting some on his French fries.
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  3. Howard hired a detective to investigate his fiancee's (passed,past) four months before the wedding.
  4. Your answer:


  5. Rosie (passed,past) the address she was looking for three times because of the tall bushes which blocked the house numbers.
  6. Your answer:


  7. Theo took the California Bar Exam three several times before he (passed,past) to practice law in California.
  8. Your answer:


  9. Aunt Mary loves telling us about her exciting (passed,past) as a dancer in Paris.
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