Example sentences for: passable

How can you use “passable” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The director, Antoine Fuqua, a veteran of Coolio music videos, does a passable slow-motion Woo imitation (Woo is one of the executive producers), but the plot and dialogue are Brand X, and Chow--by turns courtly, worried, and earnest--has nothing of the rock 'n' roll bad boy that put him on the map.

  • The film achieves "not much more than the level of a passable TV movie" (Jay Carr, the Boston Globe ) and "never quite catches fire" (Robert Koehler, Daily Variety ). (Click here for more info on Usher and here to visit the official site.)

  • Alternative names for this maneuver are bridging or foot and backing . Piles of stones ( cairns or stonemen ) are built on peaks and along cols (a saddle or pass ). A `sharp rock ridge' is an arete , sometimes only passable by going a chaval [ à cheval ], that is, `sitting astride the top as on a horse.

  • It’s passable by car, with a farm gate to open and close, and leads past the site of the ancient Carthaginian and Roman port of Sanitja.

  • The final kilometer or so is passable only by motorcycle or on foot.


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