Do not pass go

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Definition

Do not pass go (reference to the board game Monopoly) : Do not move beyond the space marked 'Go'
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Do not collect 200 dollars (reference to the board game Monopoly) : Do not take $200
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'Do not pass Go and do not collect $200' is a famous instruction from the board game Monopoly. It is printed on a game card which tells a player to go directly and immediately to the 'jail' space. That player must take no other action before going to jail.

Examples

  • "Do not pass Go, and do not collect 200 dollars."
  • "Do not pass Go, and do not collect 200 dollars."

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