1. pass (by); go by
    • 彼がここに移り住んでから3年たった
    • 「Three years have passed [It has been three years] since he came here (to live).
    • 時がたつにつれて痛みは消えた
    • The pain disappeared as time went by.
    • 時のたつのは実に早い
    • How time flies!
    • 話に夢中になって時のたつのを忘れた
    • We were so absorbed in talking that we almost 「forgot the passage [lost track] of time.
    • 10年たてば
    • ten years from now/in ten years
    • 5年もたたないうちに
    • in less than five years/within five years