Example sentences for: patchwork

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

  • The USAT lead explains the need to replace the current patchwork paper-and-pencil-and-phone disease-reporting system: Thirty-five new infectious diseases have been identified since 1973, while some older ones have been reincarnated as drug-resistant superbugs.

  • 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).

  • It contains some of Cuba’s most beautiful countryside among the lush Guaniguanico mountains and surrounding patchwork of lushly verdant fields (vegas), where the world’s finest tobacco is cultivated.

  • Tobacco (of slightly lesser quality than in the Vuelta Abajo) grows here in a patchwork of fields and dries in bohíos, constructed with shaggy thatch.

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