Example sentences for: patrols

How can you use “patrols” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In August 1994 Castro suddenly lifted restrictions on those wishing to leave (coastal patrols usually force potential émigrés to return).

  • The paper says the cabal keeps its hold with public floggings and executions (the story describes a burglar's raucous public hand amputation), intensive street patrols and networks of informants.

  • The patrols, explains the paper, were first proposed by the Russians but have since been embraced by the U.S. envoy Richard Holbrooke, who stresses that the two countries are now working together to defuse the Kosovo crisis.

  • ..misquoted Norman Mailer on the length of combat patrols the author made on foot in the Army in World War II.

  • Among the piecemeal efforts the Times lauds are insuring overnight hospital stays for new mothers, school uniforms, cell phones for citizen neighborhood patrols, keeping liquor ads off the airwaves, restricting tobacco sales, creating a national registry for sex offenders, and suspending the driver's licenses of deadbeat dads.


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