There was a restaurant in the building, patronized by Taggart executives, but he did not like it.
Dr. Ferris did nothing, he merely looked at Dr. Stadler calmly; but the calm gave him an air that was almost patronizing.
Does she dance in the chorus or is she a manicurist in an exclusive barber shop patronized by millionaires?
Her smile came back, as a protective shield, an amused, patronizing smile, intended to convert the subject into a drawing-room issue again.
Cuffy Meigs sat sprawled in his chair, with a look of patronizing tolerance for their game of wasting time on discussions.
They met in a distinguished, high-priced restaurant, much too distinguished and high-priced ever to be mentioned in the gossip columns; not the kind of place which James Taggart, always eager for personal publicity, was in the habit of patronizing; he did not want them to be seen together, she concluded.
He was saying, in a tone of patronizing boredom, "Well, I don’t know.
I’m so sorry, Jim," said Clifton Locey smoothly, in a tone that balanced apology, reassurance and the right degree of patronizing confidence.
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I’m annoyed by her patronizing tone — as though she knows more about my situation than I do.