- Quit talking to me in that condescending tone! You always treat me like a child!
- 2022年1月12日，Nigel Harris，“Comment: Unhappy start to 2022”，出自 RAIL，期號948, 頁號3:
- As for the IRP, Secretary of State Grant Shapps continues to peddle snake oil, smoke and mirrors. His reaction to near-universal IRP condemnation from politicians, local and national media, and all but a few rail specialists was to dismiss the lot of us (in the condescending and patronising tone we have now come to expect) as "critics and naysayers".
- (高高在上)： patronizing