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He stole one of the officers’ uniforms and managed to escape by passing himself ____ as a guard.

 

A. out
B. by
C. off
D. through

Note: I just want to make sure, is the answer D?

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    No, the answer is C.

    "To pass oneself off as" is an expression that means "to pretend to be".

     

    No; the phrasal verb is "to pass oneself off as ____".

    If you use through, then I wonder what object (eg. obstruction) is passed through.

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