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18 July, 16:55

Could you tell me how to understand the word "to patronise"

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  1. 18 July, 17:45
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    'to patronise' someone means to pitty them and treat them like a younger person and to not respect there views on things. it's hard to explain really : D
  2. 18 July, 18:52
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    To patronise someone is to "talk down" to them. Treat them like a child and as though they don't understand what is going on around them. It usually is meant in a more malicious way than just explaining something to someone
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