Examples of passerby in a Sentence
A passerby saw the accident and stopped to help.
Passersby were asked if they were registered to vote.
Recent Examples of passerby from the Web
The department was alerted to the fire by a passerby who used a fire alarm box on the street around 10:35 p.m., Sanders said.
Suspicious situation, Saratoga Trail: On Feb. 9, police were dispatched to Rite Aid after a concerned passerby thought a man was attempting to steal a van.
Garth attempted to flag down a ride from at least one passerby who refused.
Reckless operation, Howe Road: On Feb. 16, a concerned passerby called police after observing a swerving silver Nissan Frontier heading westbound on Drake Road.
First, a passerby immediately started CPR, Wozney said.
The 3-month-old male shepherd mix, discovered by a passerby in northwest Detroit on Friday morning, died at approximately 4 a.m. Saturday at an emergency clinic, according to a Michigan Humane Society Facebook post.
At 1:25, police received a call from a passerby who discovered the body behind a business in the 9400 block of Cherry Hill Road south of I-495, said Cpl.
Tyrell DeCarlo Berry was found by a passerby around 10:55 p.m. Thursday near 3200 Anita with a gunshot wound to his knee.
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Definition of passerby for English Language Learners
: a person who walks by something on a street or road
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