Would a native English speake ever say or ask the following?

I have passed my all exams well.

Did you pass your exams well?

What I mean by pass exams well is pass exams successfully.

  • 1
    to pass exams with flying colors or with high marks or high grades.
    – Lambie
    Commented Jan 31, 2020 at 0:04

1 Answer 1


That's not idiomatic. The main reason is because when you talk about passing something (or its opposite, failing), it's an either-or matter. You either passed the exams or didn't. Using well to describe "how much" you passed the exams doesn't make a lot of sense.

If you really want to talk about "how well" you performed or did your exams, you can say:

I did very well on all my exams.

You may have to be explicit about passing your exams if it's possible you could have done well but still not passed for some weird reason.

I passed all my exams; I did very well on all of them!

  • 2
    An idiom one might want to use here is with flying colors.
    – user3395
    Commented Jan 30, 2020 at 22:36
  • 1
    ‘With flying colours’ would mean very high marks; more than just ‘well’.
    – gidds
    Commented Jan 31, 2020 at 10:00
  • 1
    Closer to the original would be "I passed all my exams easily". This does have two slightly different meanings though: (1) Passed without much effort (2) Passed by a good margin.
    – MikeB
    Commented Jan 31, 2020 at 10:54

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .