Example sentences for: petits

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

  • But were it not for the 1920s, and for the historical value of the Nazi and East German documents, this collection might rival Ruritarian Photographs of a Century , with its obligatory nods to every passing wrinkle of fashion devised elsewhere, its dull portraits of statesmen unknown outside the fatherland, its honorable but unexceptional petits maîtres . This, from a nation which invented the Leica, comes as something of a surprise.

  • Just a little effort on the part of people with names like this--put Cox with Willing , for example, and something has to happen--could take some of the strain off the neurotically prolific Martins, Bernards , and Petits and send a welcome ray of sunshine into the gloom-filled halls of the French Onomastic Society.

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