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


Past — US. [pæst], UK. [pɑːst]

Main meanings:

  1. The time that has already gone by; previous, former or earlier period of time.
  2. Having existed or occurred before the present moment; no longer current or relevant.
  3. Beyond or having gone beyond a specified point or limit, such as a deadline or goal.
  4. On the other side of; beyond or past something, such as a location or object.


10 simple sentences:

  • The past is behind us.
  • She walked past the old house.
  • I can’t change the past.
  • The past influences our present.
  • Have you learned from the past?
  • We’re moving forward, not looking past.
  • Can’t you let go of the past?
  • He won’t forget the past mistakes.
  • I never knew about your past.
  • We won’t repeat past errors.


The sentences from movies:

We’re past it. – Knocked Up (2007)

You let him get past you. – The Green Mile (1999)

It’s past opening time. – Ratatouille (2007)

Well, it’s ten past 5:00. – Good Will Hunting (1998)

I’ve got one minute past. – Léon (1994)

It’s in the past. – Due Date (2010)

You’re past due. – Goodfellas (1990)

You’re living in the past. – Free Guy (2021)

You mean the past. – Back to the Future Part III (1990)

It served you well in the past, right? – Bruce Almighty (2003)

I don’t think you’ll make it past two weeks. – Intouchables (2011)

Now let’s not dwell on the past. – Ant-Man (2015)

They would have come to the plantation this past year. – Django Unchained (2012)

Captain, the bank on 42nd past Madison. – The Avengers (2012)

You wait, and it flashes past you. – Amélie (2001)

I cannot speak for past kings. – Black Panther (2018)

That time’s past. – The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Something just moved past my leg. – Star Wars (1977)

Past the end are the gates to the square. – Saving Private Ryan (1998)

But the moment’s past. – Inception (2010)

He’s past the others, the last cell. – The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

A man with a past as obscure as your own. – The Prestige (2006)

Let’s move past that. – Horrible Bosses (2011)

Bad like this happened in the past year? – How I Met Your Mother (2005)

I’ll shoot any man who tries to get past me. – Titanic (1997)

Can you get us in, past security? – Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

You walked right past it. – 50/50 (2011)

He has had several drug addictions in the past. – No Hard Feelings (2023)

This is how we remember our past. – The Hunger Games (2012)

The truth about my past? – The Lion King (1994)

Everybody’s haunted by their past. – A Beautiful Mind (2002)

This old place has had an illustrious past. – The Shining (1980)

About the past six months. – Die Hard (1988)

I want to talk about your past today. – Donnie Darko (2001)

Do not let ’em get past! – Paul (2011)

Have you had many in the past? – Black Swan (2010)

I thought she’d just go past. – Pineapple Express (2008)

None of them ever made it past 30. – Zoolander (2001)

This way, just past Grand Cracker Castle. – Inside Out (2015)

We can’t keep them past 4. – Mean Girls (2004)

And he’s walked right past the podium. – The Dictator (2012)

Greg, that was in the past. – Meet the Fockers (2004)

Just some guy from the past. – Notting Hill (1999)