gone by in time
time before the present; what happened in time before the present
person's past life or career
(of time) later than sth; after
on the far side of sth
from one side to the other of sb/sth
beyond the limits of sth/doing sth
beyond a specified number
from one side to the other of sth
"forget the past"
"reporters dug into the candidate's past"
"his youth is past"
"this past Thursday"
"the past year"
"a retiring member of the board"
"every hour a train goes past"
Time was; Time is: but..lay hold on the Opportunity before the Time is past.
Whatever..caused her past distress,..had no power to cloud her pleasure now.
出自： A. Harding
We can remember some things clearly, others, perhaps less long past, not at all.
出自： M. Warnock
The clock said five past ten.
出自： G. Greene
You should have been..at home by eleven. But you didn't get in till quarter past.
出自： R. Rendell
It was past two o'clock.
出自： D. Abse
A fine handsome woman, only a little past her first youth.
出自： J. Wain
The bowl of hyacinths, now a little past their best.
出自： B. Pym