Passers-by sentence example
- Then follows the bier, borne on the shoulders of friends, who are relieved by the passers-by, such an act being deemed highly meritorious.
- This annual inquiry has sometimes been mistaken by careless passers-by for an annual reassessment of each ryot's holding.
- In Mexico the half-serpent Ahuizotl dragged into its pool hapless passers-by; however, their souls were supposed to go to the terrestrial paradise - see on this idea, Rohde, ii.
- Gutta-percha (getah percha in the vernacular), camphor, cinnamon, cloves, nutmegs, gambir and betel, or areca-nuts, are all produced in the island; most of the tropical fruits flourish, including the much-admired but, to the uninitiated, most evil-smelling durian, a large fruit with an exceedingly strong outer covering composed of stout pyramidal spikes, which grows upon the branches of a tall tree and occasionally in falling inflicts considerable injuries upon passers-by.
- Passers-by jeered at the fallen city; and all her enemies triumphed over her (verses 10-17).Advertisement
- He is propitiated by passers-by at his sepulchres.
- Passers-by would be encouraged to toss flotsam and jetsam into these gigantic bins, thereby performing the dual role of beach comber and artist.
- He cited the row of chestnut trees felled by Norwich council for fear that falling conkers might hurt passers-by.
- Orta's response was to persuade a famous chef to turn the leftover food into a gastronomic feast and invite passers-by to eat it.
- The noise, the spectacle, the looks on the faces of passers-by ranging from concern to blind panic.Advertisement
- They don't want to be mere spectators, or passers by.
- They get no few startled looks from passers by as our snapper photographs them against the post-industrial wasteland of Central Sheffield.
- Sell the raffle tickets to passers by at your ' send-off ' party to squeeze some last minute cash out of the public.
- They do n't want to be mere spectators, or passers by.
- As my husband and I nodded to the passers by in the reception line, we saw Steve's father having an intense discussion with Helen.Advertisement
- Today, passers by have reported seeing shaggy looking men believed to be the homeless.
- With precision Quartz movement, stainless steel casing and a dazzling white dial, its exotic look will capture the attention of many passers-by.
- In other parts of the world they have been recorded in multitudes that obscured passers-by on the other side of the street.