- v pass by
three years elapsed
- a (of time) having passed or slipped by
- The contradictory statements about when the call was made to police raised the question of whether an hour had elapsed between the time that Rockefeller died and the time of the .
- The 24 hours elapsed, and not only did Delegate Suritz say nothing, but Foreign Commissar Molotov, in a short and pointed message, refused to discuss the matter.
- In Hitler's case, six months had elapsed before a report was issued concluding that he had killed himself.
- Kevin Rudd in Melbourne Herald Sun
I have never been informed of any report of these events to any Australian diplomat,Mr Rudd wrote. "I would have thought given the time that has elapsed since then that I would have been informed or the matter made public as it would have...
- Jeb Bush in Washington Post
Between 40 and 70 minutes elapsed before the call was made, and I am aware of no explanation for the delay,Bush wrote. "In light of this new information, I urge you to take a fresh look at this case without any preconceptions as to the...
- Geoff Dixon in NEWS.com.au
Neither the B777 nor the A340 provide an economical solution to our desire to have some of our services overfly mid-point hubs,Mr Dixon said. "As well, our commercial people did not feel the savings in elapsed time between the non-stop and...