August 6, 2013 - Word of the Day
The word "passage" is used when traveling or entering through an area.
- Passage into certain parts of Afghanistan can be very dangerous.
- Workers built a covered passage through the two buildings under construction.
- Gilda was told to avoid the narrow passageways when she traveled to Cairo. (The word "passageway" is often substituted for "passage.")
- The Panama Canal was built to provide an easy passage though Central America.
- Chancellor Merkel's passage over Iran was delayed.
- Passage to India is a famous novel written by E.M. Forster.
Occupants of the castle moved through a dark, secret passage known only to a few.
The word "passage" can also mean a section of writing from a novel, an essay, or a religious text.
- The teacher read a passage from the novel out loud in class.
- Students were told to discuss the passage within their study groups.
- Ahmed and Samuel discussed a passage from the Koran while having lunch.
- I found an interesting passage in the Bible the other day about friendship.
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