Example sentences for: patience

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

  • In Britain Monday, the Independent of London praised the "heroism" of Trimble and the "superhuman patience" of former U.S.

  • For instance, adrenalin is also the common term in AE (not epinephrine ), though the latter is known; BE bath can be tub in AE but is usually bathtub ; an AE cookie is a BE sweet biscuit , but biscuit is a common alternative term in AE for a dry cracker (Remember Uneeda Biscuits ? They are crackers.); Americans bring up their children, as the British do, but they also raise or rear them; AE has both curtains and drapes , but they are different things: BE uses curtains for what AE speakers call drapes ; AE has both deck chair and beach chair , not, as implied, the latter instead of the former; likewise, AE has dressing gown as well as robe and bathrobe , but a dressing gown is more likely to be somewhat fancier; Americans know many games of solitaire , of which patience is just one; both crayfish and crawfish are used in AE, and it is about time that the old (British) fiction that Americans say railroad for what the British call a railway was put to rest: for at least two generations, one of the biggest companies in the US was called Railway Express .

  • ...here will be an old abusing of God's patience and the king's English.

  • There was no patience for the good old Burkean conceit that legislators should sometimes rise above the wishes of their constituents.

  • Chris Dodd, D-Conn., observed on Face the Nation , "Patience and resolve are as important a weapon today as actually the airstrikes are."

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