patronisingly


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with condescension

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WIMBLEDON tittered patronisingly earlier this week when Italian clay-courter Sara Errani complained she couldn't play on grass because she was worried about falling and hurting herself.
So, when national commentators patronisingly talk about the Baggies "punching above their weight" and being such a "surprise package".
the minister said in his speech, smiling patronisingly all the time.
He asked: "For all the failings of these individual clubs while being successful, in short would you rather your team was patronisingly loved while losing or passionately disliked while collecting a barrel load of trophies?
Over the past decade he claims there has been a concerted attempt by officials to trivialise the issue, referring patronisingly to "flying saucers" and "little green men".
That is a rather more significant role than "fundraising" as Sir Eric so patronisingly puts it.
Colleagues at work smile patronisingly as I describe to them how, in the early sixties, the match that got the country's pulse racing was not Liverpool v Manchester United, but Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley.
It doesn't even has gears, just two speeds where some bright spark has patronisingly named them "tortoise" and "hare" so you either drive at a pace that sees old ladies with their zimmer frames walking faster or you tear off at a terrific speed only to run out of battery before you reach the chemist's.
I think she sensed the confusion on my face until she answered rather patronisingly, "I am doing the number one and the number two.
The Gull Co-operation Council states (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) seem to hare come up on the outside in the industrialisation of what we patronisingly call the third world.
He patronisingly pasted that fine commentator Gordon Brown's accent and labelled his colleague Dougie Fraser as "wee Jocky McSporran, the only race caller to commentate with sub-titles.
Keith Boyd, in his letter, The Good and the Bad (in the same Aug/Sept issue) claimed, in good faith, that "black/African mindset writers" tend to "expound more emotionally than factually", while "white/Western mindset writers" tend to write patronisingly of "blacks and their achievements".
We are patronisingly told how very industrial and entrepreneurial we are, yet our skills are not required at board level.
They are not patronisingly presented, but enrich his characters and invite us to share their hopes and dreams.
If it wasn't one reporter patronisingly insisting they were "so, so brave", it was another displaying a decidedly sketchy knowledge of what was being commemorated.