There is a song titled “She's a pass” by Paul Leonard-Morgan (“Dredd” OST).

What does “a pass” mean? I've read the whole definition from Merriam-Webster, but still not sure.

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    It's an instrumental track with no lyrics for context, so this is simply a case of guessing what was in the writer's head. Commented Aug 28, 2022 at 13:18
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    @KillingTime Hi, I think the movie is the context.
    – Shtole
    Commented Aug 28, 2022 at 13:38

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The scene from the movie (Youtube) makes it fairly obvious.

The core of the story is the assessment of the rookie-Judge Anderson. At the end, Dredd is asked if she passed or failed the assessment.

He replies "She's a pass", just before the music starts.

  • So the film explains itself, and we couldn't. Commented Aug 28, 2022 at 14:14
  • This may be an explanation of what was intended by the sentence, but it doesn't explain why the formulation chosen was 'She is a pass', rather than, as would be more usual, 'She passed [the test]'?
    – jsw29
    Commented Aug 29, 2022 at 16:34

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