hall pass


: a card that shows that a student has permission to be out of class during class time

Examples of hall pass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Unlike some of their fellow contestants, these two followed Lana’s rules to build a connection, ultimately nabbing the season’s first Lana hall pass and what was left of the prize pot. Charlotte Walsh, Vulture, 14 Mar. 2024 Every work itinerary was like a hall pass in school: a reading, an event, a college visit. Leslie Jamison, The New Yorker, 15 Jan. 2024 The couple had an emotional argument about her hall pass during Monday's The Last Resort. Dory Jackson, Peoplemag, 22 Aug. 2023 Bergeron is getting the hockey player hall pass on back-to-back offseasons of uncertainty. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 13 July 2023

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“Hall pass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hall%20pass. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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