Example sentences for: passing

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

  • In the first killing Ichabod witnesses, the victim's head doesn't just fly off--it spins like a dervish and bounces between Ichabod's legs, where the passing horseman skewers it like a marshmallow.

  • While such scientific unlikelihood is mentioned in passing in the report, it is easy to take away from the report the feeling that such genetic manipulation will happen and is even imminent.

  • The studio involved, Warner Bros., says it just wants Clinton to see the movie first before passing judgment.

  • Princeton's fluid, artful passing and selfless teamwork allow it to beat teams with more raw talent.

  • The WP lead notes in passing that not all segments of society enjoyed significant economic gains last year--more people lacked health insurance and the ranks of the "very poor" increased--but this isn't emphasized in the piece nor in its headline: "Household Incomes Rise Again."


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