Example sentences for: passive

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

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

  • Merengue is terrific music, too, but when, half a century ago, Trujillo ordered that sound systems be set up to play it all over the Dominican Republic, it wasn't to "uplift" people but to render them passive.

  • There are four main serotypes of the dengue RNA virus; dengue hemorrhagic fever is more likely to occur during dengue infection in people with preexisting active or passive (e.g.

  • As the teacher, Williams has the right combination of standoffishness and warmth, but she's more colorless than this passive part requires.

  • not only [that] there might be no link between passive smoking and lung cancer but that it could even have a protective effect."

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