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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Passing’. Over 50 Sentences


Passing — US. [ˈpæsɪŋ], UK. [ˈpɑːsɪŋ]

Main meanings:

  1. Moving by or going past something or someone.
  2. Succeeding or achieving a certain level in an activity or endeavor.
  3. Temporary or brief in duration, often implying a short-lived or fleeting quality.
  4. Dying or the act of death, particularly in a euphemistic context.


10 simple sentences:

  • Her passing was a great loss.
  • I noticed the passing clouds.
  • He is just passing by.
  • The passing cars were noisy.
  • We shared a passing glance.
  • The passing grade surprised me.
  • I’m passing through town today.
  • The passing of time is relentless.
  • Passing the exam felt rewarding.
  • Are you passing by my house?


The sentences from movies:

Summer is passing. – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

I’m passing through. – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Just passing my time. – No Country for Old Men (2007)

No passing. – Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Then, the passing of a titan. – Iron Man (2008)

Everybody’s passing us. – The Hangover (2009)

Chris is passing every single subject. – Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

We’re passing through Écoust. – 1917 (2019)

As in, say, a passing fancy? – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

Mr. Turing, passing notes, are we? – The Imitation Game (2014)

Evolution now passing 1,000 meters. – The Meg (2018)

We are passing through the bulk. – Interstellar (2014)

passing up a second communications channel. – Arrival (2016)

Just passing by and saying hello. – Mississippi Burning (1988)

Passing Porsche 43. – Ford v Ferrari (2019)

It’s not my body passing through yours. – Oppenheimer (2023)

Stanley, passing to one of the other kids. – Magnolia (1999)

Now, with every passing second that we don’t stop in. – The Flash (2023)

No, just passing through. – The Mauritanian (2021)

Maybe it was his mother passing. – Step Brothers (2008)

We’re passing through the magnetic field. – Star Wars (1977)

The only thing keeping you from passing out… – Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

Now, with every passing second that we don’t stop in. – The Flash (2023)

You’re not just visiting, not just passing through. – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

I happened to be passing… – Airplane! (1980)

Mind passing me the other one. – Saw (2004)

When I told the Finucian Zyglot about Zed’s passing… – Men in Black 3 (2012)

It ain’t no passing craze. – The Lion King (2019)

Just another passing face on your way to the grave. – Spectre (2015)

Just in passing I’m not asking. – Palm Springs (2020)

50,000 volts of electricity are now passing into your skeletal muscle tissue. – Meet The Fockers (2004)

With every passing day we become less human. – Beauty and the Beast (2017)

..blowing over the land and passing on. – The Magnificent Seven (1960)

Passing 18,000 feet. – Meg.2.The.Trench.2023

And a policeman… passing an Indian dwelling… – Gandhi 1982

Would you mind passing the lady one of the hot dogs? – The Break-Up’ (2006)