passport

noun
ADJECTIVE
valid
full (BrE)

a full British passport (= one showing that sb has all the rights of British citizenship)

fake, false, forged
Canadian, Mexican, Swiss, etc.
foreign
diplomatic
biometric, machine-readable

The European Parliament voted to adopt biometric passports.

VERB + PASSPORT
apply for
renew
get, obtain
be in possession of, carry, have, hold, travel on

I usually travel on my Irish passport.

give sb, issue sb, issue sb with
ask for
hand sb, produce, show (sb)

You have to show your passport at the border.

check
stamp
hand back, hand over

He examined my face carefully before handing back my passport.

surrender

The Embassy made him surrender his passport.

confiscate, seize
steal
PASSPORT + VERB
be valid
expire
PASSPORT + NOUN
photo, photograph, picture
number
holder
agency, office

the UK Passport Agency

control

These sensors will cut the delays at passport control.

application
PREPOSITION
passport into (figurative)

The gold medal is his passport into professional boxing.

passport to (figurative)

A high score in the test is a passport to success.


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