Passed-up Sentence Examples
We almost passed up the case, thinking it was yet another teenager leaving home on her own.
Helped by a strong south wind, the British war-ships passed up the straits and anchored off the Seven Towers.
The Union gunboats, which had passed up the river toward Shreveport at high water, were caught in its decline above the falls at Alexandria, but they were saved by a splendid piece of engineering (a dam at the falls), constructed by Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Bailey (1827-1867), who for this service received the thanks of Congress and the brevet of brigadier-general of volunteers.
One of these trade routes passed up the Persian Gulf to Basra, and thence overland to Tripoli, for Mediterranean ports, and to Trebizond, for Constantinople.
The other passed up the Red Sea to Suez, and thence to Alexandria, for Venice, Genoa and Ragusa.Advertisement
He passed up to the front rows, not noticing anyone.
Remember, however, that the versatility, cost-effectiveness, and ease of use and replacement of foam cushions should not be passed up simply because you feel that all foam cushions are alike.
Any ski resort that does not offer a special area for learners and package deals geared toward beginners should be passed up for one that does.