pass for

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To be mistakenly seen as something that one is not
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2006 The New Yorker When I visited the offices in March, the walls were bare, the furniture battered. With the addition of a dead plant, the suite could pass for a graduate-student lounge.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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pass forTo be sufficient, especially minimally so, for a specified purpose.
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