Sentence Examples


  • His eyes landed on a perfect Little Red Riding Hood, right down to the ankle socks and patent leather Mary Janes.
  • Jake was led forward by his attorney, a newcom­er, a dapper little man resplendent in vest, patent leather shoes and a gold watch chain, all topped off by a condescending smile that seemed to say, "Look out, rubes, I'm going to spring this poor victim before you finish administrating the oath."
  • "Is that the same girl-boy book that talks about patent leather shoes?" he asked.
  • He's applying for a patent on a new piece of equipment that will make the way they've been operating chicken houses obsolete.
  • The site was five acres, and the building is described in the letters patent " as a fitting and noble college mansion in honour of the most glorious Virgin Mary and St Bernard in Northgates Street outside the Northgate of Oxford."

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