- v do one's shopping at; do business with; be a customer or client of
- v assume sponsorship of
- v treat condescendingly
- v be a regular customer or client of
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- Australia fear slow recovery for struggling team
It wasn't long ago that Australians used to patronise the English cricket team as a joke, during a dominant run of eight Ashes series victories when winning became habitual.
July 25, 2013 - Fox News
- Noel Gallagher in Times Online
I can't see any downside to this to be honest,Gallagher said. "Going from a cult football club that black cab drivers in London all like and patronise you [about], to being the richest club in the world is just staggering. I always kind of...
- Jackie Shroff in Gulf Times
I urge people to patronise these Green Bus Express services to reach their destinations faster, comfortably and cheaply,said Shroff.
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in The Australian
There are problems,Senator Clinton said. "But you don't have to psychoanalyse or patronise people to conclude that we have problems. And you know what? We are going to have to deal with those problems."