Idiom:  pass judgment


Idiom:  pass judgment on someone/something

  • to make a strong opinion, especially criticizing someone or something

Example sentences

  • Dad, before you pass judgment on my boyfriend, I want to tell you he’s a straight-A student and his father’s a doctor.
  • I never pass judgment on other people until I've learned more about them.
  • When we go to China, I recommend that you don't pass judgment on the food until you've had a chance to try it.
  • You shouldn’t pass judgment on a religion you know nothing about.
  • Don’t pass judgment on my new girlfriend until you actually meet her.
  • I hate it when people pass judgement on me just because I'm a model.
  • I try not to pass judgment on people until I've gotten to know them.
  • Let's wait until we get more information before passing judgement on whether or not this marketing campaign is a flop.
  • How can you pass judgement on sushi when you've never tried it?


  • sit in judgment

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