Example sentences for: passed

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

  • A front-page WP story reports that federal investigators on the Wen Ho Lee case are now looking into the possibility that Lee passed nuclear secrets not to China, but to Taiwan.

  • Hours after the story appeared, Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott held a press conference to brag about the GOP's freshly passed tax cut.

  • In addition to obsessing over problems with his wife, kids, and elderly mother, Soprano is depressed that the golden days of la cosa nostra have passed him by.

  • 1996, the Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act,

  • The device is not without its pitfalls however, as witness the following: Henry David's a Restaurant . The combination of the possessive and the apposition creates a solecism unless we assume that a word was omitted--perhaps Pub or Saloon . I have passed the sign several times in the past few years and recently noted that it had been cleaned and repainted, but the apostrophe remains.

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