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passage
used in Outliers

2 uses
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Definition
a short part of a longer written work
  • He found a young man who had been kicked out of law school because his professors did not believe that it was possible for a human being to precisely reproduce long passages of legal opinions from memory.
    Chapter 3 (26% in)
passages = short parts of longer written works
  • Here is Marita again, in a passage that is little short of heartbreaking: Well, when we first started fifth grade, I used to have contact with one of the girls from my old school, and whenever I left school on Friday, I would go to her house and stay there until my mom would get home from work.
    Chapter 9 (85% in)
passage = a short part of a longer written work
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