Sentence Examples


  • Every time one of you opens your mouth, you patronize me.
  • Don't patronize me, Carmen.
  • When Boulanger (q.v.) showed himself as an ambitious pretender, Clemenceau withdrew his support and became a vigorous combatant against the Boulangist movement, though the Radical press and a section of the party continued to patronize the general.
  • The tendency to honour men of letters and to patronize the arts which distinguished Italian princes throughout the Renaissance period first manifested itself in the attitude assumed by Visconti and Carraresi to Petrarch.
  • Ptolemy himself was eager to increase the library and to patronize scientific research.

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