Example sentences for: patrolling

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

  • U.S. and Iraqi forces exchanged fire again . For the second time since the U.S. bombing campaign two weeks ago, Iraqi anti-aircraft outposts tried to shoot down U.S. and British planes that were patrolling "no-fly zones" over Iraq.

  • He also had orang laut pirates patrolling the seas to extort tribute from passing ships.

  • Update on the bombing of Yugoslavia : 1) Serbian forces captured three U.S. soldiers who were patrolling the Macedonian-Serbian border.

  • This January, the spiky hair and bulging eyes of Bart Simpson mysteriously found their way into a photograph of soldiers patrolling a street in Hebron that accompanied a New York Times Magazine essay by Palestinian intellectual Edward Said.

  • U.S. officials indicate that pilots patrolling the no-fly zones deliberately pass over predetermined targets, obviously in the hope that the Iraqis will provoke them.


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