patient

01. The hospital was so full that they had to move some [patients] into the hall because the rooms were too crowded.
02. The [patient] waited nervously for the doctor to tell her the results of her tests.
03. The children waited [patiently] for the show to begin.
04. Ladies and gentlemen, thank-you for your [patience]. Your flight is now ready for boarding.
05. Making jewelry requires a lot of [patience], artistic ability, and dexterity.
06. The more positive a [patient] is about his treatment, the better his chances for recovery.
07. My daughter is very [patient] and loving with small children, and would make a wonderful elementary school teacher.
08. There is a Chinese proverb that states that if you are [patient] in a moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
09. Claudia Wallis once observed that tooth decay is a problem that means a mouthful of silver for [patients], and for dentists a pocketful of gold.
10. A doctor once joked that a person often catches a cold when a mother-in-law comes to visit, and that [patients] mentioned mothers-in-law so often that many doctors have come to consider them a common cause of disease in the United States.
11. Someone once joked that you can learn many things from children. How much [patience] you have, for instance.
12. Nearly half of all psychiatrists have been attacked by one of their [patients].
13. Nearly 80% of the hospital beds in the tiny African nation of Burundi are taken by AIDS [patients].
14. Using virtual reality, doctors can experiment with new procedures on simulated [patients].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Patient — Sm std. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Übernommen aus l. patiēns ( entis) duldend, leidend , dem PPräs. von l. patī (passus sum) erdulden, hinnehmen, sich in einer Stimmung befinden .    Ebenso nndl. patiənt, ne. patient, nfrz. patient, nschw. patient,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Patient — [Basiswortschatz (Rating 1 1500)] Auch: • Patientin Bsp.: • Er ist Patient im Allgemeinen Krankenhaus. • Ich war der einzige Patient im Wartezimmer …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

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