01. She is a real British [patriot], and has pictures of the Royal family all over her house.
02. Our neighbor is a strong [patriot], and actually has a flag pole in front of his house.
03. My father joined the navy after the Second World War partly out of a sentiment of [patriotism].
04. During the American War of Independence, many of those who remained [patriotic] to the British went to Canada.
05. The recent attacks on the country by terrorists has increased [patriotic] sentiments considerably.
06. The arts have long been used by governments as tools of propaganda, such as in the recording of [patriotic] songs during times of conflict.
07. Tom Morello recently suggested that there's no more [patriotic] an act than questioning your leaders.
08. F. Shaw once wrote, "I am loving before I am [patriotic], and I am human before I am American."
09. Thomas Jefferson maintained that the tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of [patriots] and tyrants.
10. George Bernard Shaw once suggested that you'll never have a quiet world till you knock the [patriotism] out of the human race.
11. Malcolm X once said, "You're not to be so blind with [patriotism] that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it."
12. George Bernard Shaw once remarked that [patriotism] is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
13. Bertrand Russell once noted that [patriotism] is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
14. George William Curtis once suggested that a man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle, and [patriotism] is loyalty to that principle.
15. Edward Abbey once said that a [patriot] must always be ready to defend his country against his government.
16. Alfred Adler once remarked that it is the [patriotic] duty of every man to lie for his country.
17. In 1955, songwriter Irving Berlin received a medal from the President in recognition of his services in composing many [patriotic] songs for his country.
18. This bar is a popular hang-out for British ex-[pats] working in the country.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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  • Patrĭot — Patrĭot, s. Patriotismus …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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