Pass away

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Definition

(Xavier) passed away (yesterday): (Xavier) died, left this world (yesterday)
verb
My grandfather passed away 5 years ago. I still miss him.

(My grandfather's) passing (was very emotional): (My grandfather's) death (was very sad, moving)
noun

Examples

  • "Marrakech, Morocco- Revolutionary designer and innovator Pierre Luc Patrice passed away last week due to complications from cancer."
  • "Xavier Delavigne, a well-known figure in the Parisian quarter of Montmartre, passed away yesterday."
  • "Oh yes, also, we mourn the passing of another man, Horatio Oléré, a frequently-naked Shaman that yelled a lot and was really mean to everyone."
  • "Reverend : Ladies and gentlemen, we are gathered here to mourn the passing of Philip Cheeter, sadly eaten by a bear before his time."
  • "My grandfather Hector passed away last week."
  • "Brian : Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the passing of Bruno Delavigne, a man who left us far too soon."
  • "As some of you may know, my great aunt Hilda sadly passed away last week."
  • "He was 104-years-old when he passed away last week, and most of the family expected him to last at least another ten to twelve years."

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