Example sentences for: passers-by

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

  • Following a suitable period of mourning for his exploded mate (five seconds), Austin greets his restored bachelorhood with a frenzy of exhibitionism--romping nude through the lobby of his posh hotel, pointing out his privates to assorted female passers-by, and launching into a lengthy water ballet in the company of Esther Williams-style chorines.

  • One might think they'd team up, to feature a monthlong show of John Gielgud, sitting in Archie Bunker's chair, explaining the pilgrims to passers-by.

  • The godfather of amateur cosmology: John Dobson, a monk who would tote his "Dobsonian" (a cheap, powerful telescope) to street corners and convince passers-by to stargaze.

  • Confidential , 1997), is decorated for heroism in the Spanish-American War and then exiled to an isolated fort high in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California--a seemingly godforsaken place where, at least in winter, the only passers-by are starving wagon-trainers.

  • I loved leafleting when I was in college, handing out flyers to passers-by.

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