Example sentences for: past--by

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

  • I will confess I began the book with the weary expectation that the SAT and the Educational Testing Service (ETS) would be attacked again, as they have been so often in the past--by Banesh Hoffman because of the ambiguity built into short-answer tests, by Ralph Nader and Allen Nairn because ETS tries to keep its test questions private, and by many because of the common charge that all the tests do is to confirm the advantages of those from good schools and with educated parents.

  • Weiner claims that the memoir is an elaborate sleight of hand and speculates that Said decided to "spin" the story of his past--by telling the truth about it--when he heard about Weiner's inquiries.

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