There were no good jokes, no passable zingers, and little, one suspects, to change the minds of floating voters.
What passable comedy has existed in these bleak times has largely sprung from the camp of writer/director/producer Judd Apatow.
By the low standards of Congress, his performance will be more than passable.
Her instructions were clear and I eventually produced a passable batch of puff.
On days when the print paper fails to be delivered on time, Times Reader is a passable substitute.
After baiting we continued down the slough about six miles to some passable springs, and to where there is better grass.
She is just out of a convent, and has no manners, really, but is passable as to looks.
We first travelled some English miles along the excellent road Tokaido, one of the few highways in Japan passable in carriages.
Does the Sermon on the Mount seem to you a passable code of morals?
As a matter of fact, the only passable drive in the city is the one that leads to the charming little suburb of Chapinero.