Example sentences for: patron

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

  • Look for Ghiberti’s vigorous bronze of the city’s patron St. John (east wall, on the Via de’ Calzaiuoli); St. Matthew, the bankers’ tax-collector turned Apostle (west); Donatello’s St. George, the armorers’ dragon-killer (north, a bronze cast of a marble original in the Bargello); St. Mark, whose vividly sculpted robes do credit to the linen-drapers he protects (south); and Nanni di Banco’s outstanding conspiratorial group of Four Crowned Martyrs for the sculptors’ own guild of stonemasons and wood-workers (north).

  • After that, she's remembered as the queen scene maker of Modernist Paris, the friend and patron of Picasso and Matisse and later Hemingway who turned out cryptic, quotable phrases such as "a rose is a rose is a rose" and "there's no there there."

  • Just beyond the hotel on the carrer Nou de la Rambla, 3, is Palau Güell, the mansion Gaudí (see page 50) built in 1885 for his principal patron, the textile tycoon Count Eusebi Güell.

  • Powell may be the patron saint of all writers laboring in obscurity.

  • He passes through every station of the uplift narratives: He meets a beneficent banker and patron, falls in love with the girl next door, traverses the United States.


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