Example sentences for: pass

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

  • Both had to have at least a sixth grade education, be able to read and understand English, and pass cognitive screening with the Short Portable Mini-mental Status Exam [ 13 ] (Pfeiffer, 1974).

  • That is not the case for alternating current , a subentry under alternate , or the array to be found under pass , which includes in passing (participle/gerund), make a pass at (noun), pass by (verb), passed pawn (adjective/past participle).

  • The contempt measure is expected to pass but, appropriately for this theatrical day, it is a theatrical gesture: The full House is highly unlikely to approve such an inflammatory action.

  • Pundits agreed that the GOP won the battle and lost the war: Gingrich's ethics case will drag on through congressional hearings; the GOP will then force the House Ethics Committee to close the case, enabling Democrats to cry "cover-up" for months afterward; members will have to vote again on his punishment; he'll be distracted, tarnished, and weakened; having lost prestige and twisted arms just to get re-elected, he'll have no clout left to keep his troops in line; the Republican policy agenda will languish; Gingrich will be forced to make concessions to Clinton in order to pass legislation and repair his own image; and, above all, Democrats will sing from Gingrich's rap sheet throughout the coming hearings on Clinton's ethical troubles.

  • The point is not simply to wander aimlessly through Neil Simon country but also to establish that not so long ago to participate in an American election you needed to own property, pass a literacy test, and be a male relative.


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