Example sentences for: patrolling

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

  • Only the Los Angeles Times fronts the situation in the Gulf: the lead describes Iraqi attempts to lure American planes into missile range and threats to fire on planes patrolling the no-fly zone.

  • "He's provided an opportunity for us to pick apart his military machine," one U.S. official explained to the Los Angeles Times . In January alone, allied aircraft patrolling the no-fly zones dropped some 60 bombs and missiles on Saddam's air defenses, scoring more hits than they achieved in December's four day campaign.

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

  • 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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