Example sentences for: passage

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

  • ? In Scott's The Bride of Lammermoor (Chapter VII), one reads about a boy “cudgelling an ass,” and one goes back over the passage to reassure himself that it does not contain a typographical error for “cuddling.”

  • But my main object in choosing the passage was to illustrate the way in which Shakespeare could move from the literal to the metaphorical or metaphysical in his use of a legal term.

  • Though the advent of air travel negates the need for passengers to take a long sea journey, the Suez Canal is still important for cargo vessels, and watching a leviathan tanker travel sedately through the passage is an unreal experience.

  • She was to ask any questions she wanted to, and when she understood the passage, she was to render it freely into Vietnamese, without attempting to make a verbatim translation.

  • It sweeps words in its passage, as well.

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