Example sentences for: passing

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

  • Engineer Theodore Judah defied all the experts by plotting a railway link between Sacramento and the East, passing right through the heart of the Sierra Nevada and the Rocky mountains.

  • In passing, we cannot refrain from reiterating our perennial complaint about the typography of the newer dictionaries: although the body text is a paragon of clarity, the headwords are set in bold sans-serif type, which makes the characters of some words indistinguishable.

  • It bears about as much semblance to what I've written as a creationist tract attacking evolution bears to Darwin's Origin of Species . It is so outrageous one almost yearns for British laws on libel so that I could force her to prove her claims, such as that I am "evolutionary psychology's anti-Semite" or that my ideas about Jews "represent the broadest, ugliest, and most vicious anti-Semitism passing for scholarship in this country today."

  • Route time" is the time it would take a carrier to walk or drive the route, passing, but not accessing, any delivery point. "

  • The 1994 edition does note, in passing, that the U.S. incarceration rate, 4.55 people per 100,000, is "ten times higher than that of Japan, Sweden, Ireland, and the Netherlands."


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