Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: patting
IPA transcription: [p'ætɪŋ]
Usage examples
  • "Whoa, boy," he soothed, patting the animal gently on the neck.
  • I spoke to Pont, patting him on the head and told him what a good dog he was.
  • 'I shall love it as long as I live!' cried Scrooge, patting it with his hand.
  • I permitted it to do so, occasionally stooping and patting it as I proceeded.
  • "I don't think," said Uncle John, smiling and patting the fair check of his niece.
  • Try to rub the top of your head forward and backward at the same time that you are patting your chest.
  • "See if you can't arrange that last resort thing," the other guard said, patting the heavy blue barrel of his weapon.
  • Then, turning to her, and patting her cheek, said, "And you need not be afraid of my dying; my ghost will claim nothing.
  • The child availed herself of the permission, then gently patting the newcomer, repeated her glad cry, "Baby, pretty baby."
  • Pat came over, but his most seductive purrs won no notice from his mistress, who refused herself the pleasure of even patting him.