Example sentences for: passers-by

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

  • They lurk outside bars and restaurants begging change from passers-by, flashing curled lips and hangdog stares, as precious in their own way as any amateur anthropologist taking her first cautious steps east of First Avenue in breathless anticipation of a walk on the wild side.

  • One might think they'd team up, to feature a monthlong show of John Gielgud, sitting in Archie Bunker's chair, explaining the pilgrims to passers-by.

  • Meanwhile thousands of watch caps, ear-flap caps, and wool berets are available from street vendors to provide instant warmth for passers-by without much regard for expressive charm.

  • Instead, I watch the passers-by.

  • Following a suitable period of mourning for his exploded mate (five seconds), Austin greets his restored bachelorhood with a frenzy of exhibitionism--romping nude through the lobby of his posh hotel, pointing out his privates to assorted female passers-by, and launching into a lengthy water ballet in the company of Esther Williams-style chorines.


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