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 Meanings and Examples of PATCH
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patch
 n.  a piece of cloth; small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
Classic Sentence: (97 in 7 pages)
1  Silently they manoeuvred in their water world, poised in the blue patch made by the sky, or shot silently to the edge where the grass, trembling, made a fringe of nodding shadow.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 3
2  Had there been a cat she would have seen it--any cat, a starved cat with a patch of mange on its rump opened the flood gates of her childless heart.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 7
3  The chair gave a sort of scurry, reeled on a few more yards, and came to her end amid a particularly promising patch of bluebells.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13
4  Next morning, Spyers took his old place, and looked out, from behind the curtain, for a tall man with a black patch over his eye, till his own two eyes ached again.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  Clym ascended behind her, and noticed a circular burnt patch at the top of the bank.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
6  He locked up the house and went out into the green patch which merged in heather further on.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
7  Venn waved his elbow towards the patch in front of the house.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
8  Yeobright strained his eyes across the dark-green patch beyond the paling, and near the black form of the Maypole he discerned a shadowy figure, sauntering idly up and down.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
9  He had left his own marks all over that small patch of gravel.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3. The Problem
10  The whole front was draped in ivy, with a patch clipped bare here and there where a window or a coat of arms broke through the dark veil.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6. Baskerville Hall
11  The man must value the pipe highly when he prefers to patch it up rather than buy a new one with the same money.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
12  A few yards from the end the soil was all ploughed up into a patch of mud, and the branches and ferns which fringed the chasm were torn and bedraggled.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
13  This, as you perceive, is a Dunlop, with a patch upon the outer cover.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
14  His broad, grizzled head, with its shining patch of baldness, was in the immediate foreground of our vision.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON
15  As he came out into the glimmering patch of light, we saw that he carried something white under his arm.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
Example Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  I've been going through a bad patch recently.
2  We sat in a patch of shade under a tree.
3  She has gone on holiday with her husband to try to patch up their marriage.
4  Jackie and Bill are still trying to patch up their marriage.
5  I rubbed a clear patch on the window with my fingers.
6  This patch looks a bit unprofessional.
7  Our dog has a bald patch on its leg.
8  The team has hit a purple patch, with nine wins from their last ten games.
9  She sewed a patch onto the knee of the trousers.
10  I'll keep the trouser patch in place with pins while I sew it on.
11  We finally found a patch of grass to sit down on.
12  The collar on my coat has worn thin,so I must patch it.
13  I put on my clean flight suit, with rank on my shoulders and name patch on my chest.
14  We have got wet patches on the wall.
15  There were large patches of rust on the car.