Translation: from bulgarian

past-p adj

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  • past — /past, pahst/, adj. 1. gone by or elapsed in time: It was a bad time, but it s all past now. 2. of, having existed in, or having occurred during a time previous to the present; bygone: the past glories of the Incas. 3. gone by just before the… …   Universalium

  • past perfect — n [singular] technical the form of a verb that shows that the action described by the verb was completed before a particular time in the past, formed in English with had and a past participle >past perfect adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • past — [[t]pɑ͟ːst, pæ̱st[/t]] ♦ pasts (In addition to the uses shown below, past is used in the phrasal verb run past .) 1) N SING: the N The past is the time before the present, and the things that have happened. In the past, about a third of the… …   English dictionary

  • past — [[t]pæst, pɑst[/t]] adj. 1) gone by or elapsed in time: The bad times are past now[/ex] 2) of, having existed in, or having occurred during a previous time; bygone: past glories[/ex] 3) gone by just before the present time; just passed: the past… …   From formal English to slang

  • past — adj., n., prep., & adv. adj. 1 gone by in time and no longer existing (in past years; the time is past). 2 recently completed or gone by (the past month; for some time past). 3 relating to a former time (past president). 4 Gram. expressing a past …   Useful english dictionary

  • past — [past, päst] vi., vt. rare pp. of PASS2 adj. 1. gone by; ended; over [our past troubles] 2. of a former time; bygone 3. immediately preceding; just gone by [the past week] 4. having served formerly …   English World dictionary

  • past — adj 1. gone, gone by, bygone, by, ago, long ago, long gone; over, over and done with, forgotten, long forgotten, dead and buried, blown over; elapsed, lapsed, expired, run out, gone by; finished, finished up, defunct, no more, wound up, ended,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • past perfect — ADJ: ADJ n In grammar, the past perfect tenses of a verb are the ones used to talk about things that happened before a specific time. The simple past perfect tense uses had and the past participle of the verb, as in She had seen him before . It… …   English dictionary

  • past perfect — past′ per′fect adj. 1) gram. pertaining to or being a verb tense or form indicating that the action or state expressed by the verb was completed prior to a point of reference in the past or that it extended up to or had results continuing up to… …   From formal English to slang

  • past — (adj.) c.1300, done with, over, from pp. of passen go by (see PASS (Cf. pass) (v.)). The noun meaning times gone by is first attested 1580s, from the adjective. Past participle is recorded from 1798; past tense from 1813 …   Etymology dictionary

  • past one's peak — {adj. phr.} No longer as strong, efficient, or able as one once was, usually because of advanced age and decreased ability. * /He used to be a terrific athlete but we re afraid he is past his peak./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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