Example sentences for: patchwork

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

  • 6. "Calling for an end to the patchwork of state and local tax rules, AT&T CEO Michael Armstrong complained that his company had to file 39,912 different tax returns in the United States alone.

  • You can enjoy a superb view of the Tajo and the patchwork of fields beyond from the Puente Nuevo (New Bridge), built in 1788, as well as from the walkways that follow the edge of the gorge.

  • As Nicholas Lemann observed in the November Atlantic Monthly , American public schools are "rhetorically committed to decentralization" but in fact are "centralized in a patchwork, undeliberate way.

  • 2) The book "is patchwork, a grab bag of speeches he gave, the great and the near-great he met, causes he could not refuse to get involved in, conferences he helped to organize, ideological battles he fought" instead of a linear narrative (Lehmann-Haupt).

  • The current patchwork of border screening systems, including several frequent traveler programs, should be consolidated with the USVISIT system to enable the development of an integrated system, which in turn can become part of the wider screening plan we suggest.

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