Example sentences for: passive

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

  • USA Today 's Mike Clark calls the coming-of-age story set at an orphanage in 1940s Maine "passive but passable."

  • This enforces a passive interpretation of archaic or rustic flavor-- though it appears to be neither a quotation nor a truly historical echo from the wretched time when women could suffer death at the stake for witchcraft.

  • , the HHS web site for its administrative simplification initiative), but were much less common than passive systems.

  • Back home, wives who at first seem passive and subservient are formidably powerful mothers and homemakers, driving their children to scholastic success through “examination hell. ”

  • Women went from being active to passive participants in the rites of beautification.

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