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PASSERBY   通行人、通りがかりの人


  • A passerby  is someone who is going past a particular person or place by chance.

    Be careful:
    The plural form of passerby  is passersby.
  • passerby  は、ある人のそばや、ある場所を偶然通る人、つまり、通行人、通りがかりの人、という意味です。

    passerby  の複数形は passersby  です。


  1. We stopped to ask a passerby  for directions.
  2. A passerby  saw smoke coming from the house and called the fire department.
  3. The thieves shot and injured a passerby  as they ran out of the bank.
  4. I waved my arms to stop a passerby  as he drove by. He gave us a ride to a nearby gas station.
  5. We usually close the curtains at night so that passersby  can't see inside the house.

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