By-past sentence example

by-past
  • Instead of designer thongs or flimsy lace things, Ethel wore the plainest of cotton panties, the type described by past generations as 'practi­cal.'

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  • Judging by past experience, the combination might well seem hopeless, and honorable men like Fox might easily regard it with suspicion.

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  • The tried and true varieties favored by past generations are generally more resistant to disease, pests, and weather conditions such as drought or cold than the trees of today.

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  • When there is a downturn in the economy, as shown by past job loss statistics, many workers find themselves in a position where they never foresaw themselves.

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  • It may be helpful to thumb through the books at a bookstore or read reviews of the books by past readers in order to get an idea of the format and tone of the book.

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  • Influenced by past soul greats, like Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield and Roberta Flack, Stone released her first album, The Soul Sessions, in 2003.

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