Thesaurus / pat
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Pat Malone, you are fined five dollars for assault and battery on Mike Sweeney.
I'm somewhat puzzled to know why they didn't stand pat and make a clean job of us both.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Henry gave his younger sister a gentle pat, as she returned with her workbag and fished for the chalk.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
“He was worth saving,” remarked Stanley, stooping to pat the meek head of the dog.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The branches seem to pat the house lovingly and to protect the children when the sun is too hot or the rain comes down too fast.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
“A more wonderful place you could not find in a lifetime,” responded Micus Pat, as he lit his pipe.
THE WHALE AND THE GRASSHOPPERSEUMAS O'BRIEN
I didn't want him to know that my heart went pit-a-pat when he gave me those side glances.
Kate had to repeat the oration a dozen times; and he said it after her, like a Sunday-school scholar, till he had it pat.
Then Kate bowed her fair head and kissed the horrid paw of him that had administered so severe but salutary a pat.
Lady Myrtle smiled, and gave a little pat to Frances's shining tangle of curly hair.
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
WORDS RELATED TO PAT
- ad rem
- having direct bearing on
- having to do with
- on the button
- on the nose
- pertaining to
- to the point
- dead set on
- locked in
- set in stone
- solid as a rock
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