Example sentences for: passable

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

  • 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.

  • The album itself is deemed passable musically--Martin has a "serviceable" voice (Ethan Brown, New York ) and a set of reasonably catchy tunes.

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

  • Knowing that the stairway was initially passable from at least the 91st floor down, we can conclude that it was likely open from top to bottom, on floors farther removed from the impact.

  • 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.)


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