Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Pat"

The meaning of "Pat" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does have it down pat mean?
A: To have mastered a technique or skill.

"Does she know how to iron that shirt?"
"Yeah, she's got it down pat."

Q: What does give yourself a pat on the back mean?
A: it means that you have to somehow give credit to yourself, most of the time said to you to cheer you up after doing hard work but still somehow you didn't get enough results.

It's history is from people who are sad from disappointment of their work, and their friends will pat their backs saying positive stuff like "it's ok, you worked hard for it, and take this as a learning experience" so that they feel better.
Q: What does to pat someone mean?
A: Patting kind of means to tap somebody. Suppose “He patted his shoulder” or “He patted the dog”. It means to touch something with the flat part of your hand.
Q: What does "pat down" in 526 mean?
A: It means to pat a person's clothes to make sure they aren't carrying weapons.
Q: What does pat away mean?
A: If you pat away something on somewhere, you tap it lightly, usually with your hand held flat to spread it or make it go away from there.

I can't give you too many examples as it's not really something that's commonly used.

Here's one:

Apply the powder make-up to your cheek bones, and on the centre of your forehead; but make sure to pat away any excess powder when applying to your forehead so that you don't end up looking like you put glitter on your face.

Example sentences using "Pat"

Q: Please show me example sentences with pat.
A: I watched her pat her boss on the head yesterday. Yeah, she was fired on the spot.

My dog loves it when I pat his belly.

Pat down the pie crust dough to make it the shape you want.

Pat the cat.

After it rained, I had to pat my hair down.

Don't pat yourself on the back for something I did.
Q: Please show me example sentences with pat.
A: Pat (common name) pats (tapping, like petting but only up and down) his pet after hearing a pat (complete, catchy) answer about the pat (small piect) of butter
Q: Please show me example sentences with pat.
A: Pat the boy on the head.
Take a pat of butter.
Q: Please show me example sentences with pat oneself on the back.
A: "I did well on the exam, so I will pat myself on the back."

"Wow, you guys did great! You should pat yourselves on the back."

Synonyms of "Pat" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between pat and pet ?
A: Patting is more of a tapping motion, petting is a sliding motion. For example, you usually pet an animal, like a dog, by sliding your hand over and over across their fur. But, say you pat the bed, you are tapping the bed instead of sliding. I hope this helps :)
Q: What is the difference between pat and tap ?
A: Pat - touch quickly and gently
Tap - strike quickly but gently

Both words can't exactly be used the same way;

ex:
- "He tapped my shoulder to get my attention."
In this sentence, he very gently hit her shoulder,

- "He patted my shoulder, allowing me to feel his solicitude."
In this sentence, He quickly and gently laid his palm on the shoulder.
Q: What is the difference between pat and pet ?
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Q: What is the difference between to pat and to pet and to caress ?
A: 'Pat' is when your hand moves in a soft, up-and-down manner. You might pat a dog or a child on the head.

Pet and caress both mean to use your hand to sweep over skin. But while you might 'pet' a dog, you 'caress' your lover.
Q: What is the difference between pat and pet ?
A: "Pet" can be a noun, adjective or verb.

My rabbit is my pet[noun].

I like to pet[verb] my pet[noun].

I ike to pet[verb] my pet[adj] rabbit[noun].

"Pat" is a verb. One way to pet your pet rabbit is to pat[verb] him or her on the head.

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Translations of "Pat"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? mere pat kharab h
A: my stamach is upseat
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? pat
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? pat dard ho raha hai
A: my stomach is killing me. /hurting me.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? mere pat mai Dard hai
A: I have a stomachache
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? mere pat main dard hain
A: my stomach is upset

Other questions about "Pat"

Q: What do you think is more common? What do you usually say?
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Can I pat your dog?
Can I pet your dog?
Can I stroke your dog?
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Thanks~
A: Can I pet your dog. I personally would never say the other two, though it would not surprise me if some people do.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce pat, fat
(They sound the same to me. I can't tell them apart).
A: Pat has a more explosive sound because of the P. Fat sounds like your releasing air.
Q: I pat it into a boll Does this sound natural?
A: Then in that case,

"I shaped the snow into a ball" for example.
Q: I will give some pat on his back Does this sound natural?
A: Either of these sound more natural: "I will give him a pat on his back" or "I will give him a pat on the back"

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