Passed-up sentence example

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  • We almost passed up the case, thinking it was yet another teenager leaving home on her own.
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  • Helped by a strong south wind, the British war-ships passed up the straits and anchored off the Seven Towers.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • The other passed up the Red Sea to Suez, and thence to Alexandria, for Venice, Genoa and Ragusa.
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  • He passed up to the front rows, not noticing anyone.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • a, l by the action of water upon calcium carbide, prepared}' p fire as they reach the surface, and if a jet of acetylene be passed up into a bottle of chlorine it takes fire and burns with a heavy red flame, depositing its carbon in the form of soot.
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