Example sentences for: patten

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

  • The interview ran on Wednesday's front page under the headline "Our people screwed up in Patten row, says Murdoch."

  • Just the other day, Chief Executive-designate Tung Chee-hwa--who will take over from Patten come July 1--sent a very loud official signal by declaring that "a noninterference policy would not meet the needs and strengthen the competitiveness" of today's Hong Kong.

  • John Patten, the Education Secretary, is, according to The Times [4 February 1993], said to be anxious for standard English to be introduced without endangering regional variations.

  • Chris Patten's memoirs could prevent a Murdoch takeover of the Wall Street Journal . Murdoch covets the newspaper, but Journal readers would not tolerate it in the hands of a man who is so willing to suppress news for financial gain.

  • One of the board members of a new parent company, Independent Newspapers UK, is Ben Bradlee, former executive editor of the Washington Post (Chris Patten, former governor of Hong Kong and Murdoch nemesis, is also a member).

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