Example sentences for: passages

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

  • More common, however, is the insertion into a work in one language the words, phrases, or passages from another language.

  • Ellison's first love was jazz--he played the trumpet--and many of the passages in Juneteenth are extended riffs in a kind of free-form verbal polyphony.

  • To review: No fewer than five passages in Crowley's Op-Ed, a tribute to Nixon pegged to the 25th anniversary of his resignation, were worded in ways that were identical or nearly identical to passages in the Johnson article.

  • "I was instrumental in having him rewrite a number of passages, because I said to the people at Greenwood [Publishing Group] that these would destroy his book--they were so beyond the pale in terms of factuality.

  • However, when the reading is unclear or ambiguous, difficult or corrupt, the translator will turn to other translations or versions to see how ancient translators rendered passages in question.


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