Pass out

Posted by ESC on October 15, 2001

In Reply to: Pass out posted by Bob on October 15, 2001

: : Is "passing out of school" wrong?

: : Thanks.

: : Deepthi

: It's not standard, at least in American usage.

In the U.S., a student "passes" a class if he completes the work and does well. He passes the class and goes on to the next level. A student in the U.S. either graduates from school or "drops out."