Example sentences for: patten

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

  • However, it would be justified internationally as being akin to the electoral system that existed in Hong Kong prior to the democratic reforms introduced by the territory's last British governor, Chris Patten, in the face of Chinese objections.

  • Christopher Patten advises the Chinese government that the colony's prosperity stems from its freedom.

  • Chris Patten, who himself comes from the "wet" side of the Tory fence, sharply increased social spending in his budgets, the business community thundered (rightly, I happen to think) that the proposals had been introduced with scant regard for long-term implications.

  • Patten was reported to have switched to a new publisher, Macmillan.

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


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