Example sentences for: pass

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

  • Chatterbox will be very surprised if GM's attempt to pass off yet another warmed-over Opel as a reliable, Spring Hill-style Saturn is anything other than a disaster that kills off the Saturn name for good.

  • But all the papers fail to explain how a storm qualifies as a hurricane (once its top sustained winds pass 74 mph) as well as the quaint method by which tropical storms and hurricanes are named (an alphabetical system that starts over each year with a name beginning with "A" and is planned years in advance, so that we already know that the first such storm of 2002 in the Atlantic region will be called Arthur, the second Bertha, and the eighth Hortense).

  • Then, just when you think you’ve never touched anything finer, they turn around and whisper “shahtoosh,” laying out the finest Kashmir wool of all, taken from the throat of the ibex and woven so finely that one can pass a shawl right through a wedding ring.

  • They would then take their body measurements to any of several participating retailers, who pass the information on to their apparel suppliers and have the clothing custom-made.

  • There are many specialist fields represented in a dictionary--phonetics, semantics, morphology, phonemics, diachronic and comparative linguistics, symbology, typography, etc.--and the average dictionary user, whether he be a novelist or not is ill equipped academically to pass judgment on how a given dictionary has dealt with such areas.

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