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Idioms for patient
- having or showing the capacity for endurance: a man patient of distractions.
- susceptible of: This statement is patient of criticism.
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Example sentences from the Web for patient
Doctors are prohibited from doing what a patient needs by rigid practice guidelines.
This not only defrauds the state out of thousands of dollars, but also deprives the patient who needs the drugs.No More Paper Prescriptions: Docs Fight Fraud by Going Electronic|Dale Eisinger|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Within days of the first symptom, a headache, the patient was fighting for his life.
No trained medical provider could possibly expect to nourish a patient this way.‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture|Russell Saunders|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Emergent procedures provide their benefit right away and have the awesome potential to rescue a patient from the brink of death.
That child was as truly an object of reverence to us as any patient sufferer of mature age.Household Education|Harriet Martineau
Dr. Knox, then going off on foot to see a patient, came across the yard from the surgery at the same moment.Johnny Ludlow, Third Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
It would kill the lad to bring him up, and as he is my patient, I have told him to stay below.Peter Trawl|W. H. G. Kingston
The numerous enquiries which the patient had made, furnished him with materials for reflexion.Observations on Madness and Melancholy|John Haslam
You have only to be patient a little longer and all will be well.In Brief Authority|F. Anstey