Use of prepositions with passer and repasser

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Use of prepositions with passer and repasser

Use of prepositions with passer and repasser: (sorry can't get accents to work in this box!) I looked back at the B1 level avoir and etre with passer..... I'm not very sure about the use of a par devant etc. Which ones mean 'go past (again)' and which mean 'go in (again)'? I'm assuming the same prepositions can be used with both verbs. 

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CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

 Bonjour Ann,

These are only a few  examples of how to use the prepositions with 'passer' and 'repasser' (although, you can use the same prepositions with both verbs - in most cases and it doesn't sound strange to a native speaker - if a little familiar at times): 

Elle est passée chez Marc = she popped by Marc's

Elle est repassée par chez Marc = she came back by Marc’s

 

Elle est passée par la boulangerie = she popped by the bakery

Elle est passée au bureau = she popped into the office

Elle est repassée à la boulangerie she popped back by the bakery

 

Elle est passée devant le magasin = she went past / passed by the shop

Elle est repassée devant le magasin = she went past / passed by the shop again

 

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

Use of prepositions with passer and repasser

Use of prepositions with passer and repasser: (sorry can't get accents to work in this box!) I looked back at the B1 level avoir and etre with passer..... I'm not very sure about the use of a par devant etc. Which ones mean 'go past (again)' and which mean 'go in (again)'? I'm assuming the same prepositions can be used with both verbs. 

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