pattern (something) on


: to design (something) so that it is similar to something else
Her garden is patterned on one she saw on her travels.

Examples of pattern (something) on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Better Homes & Gardens Velvet Plush Reverse to Faux Shearling Throw, Black & White Buffalo Plaid Bring a modern farmhouse vibe into your home with this oh-so-soft velvet plush throw with a black and white buffalo plaid pattern on one side and thick faux shearling on the other. Megan Boettcher, Better Homes & Gardens, 18 Sep. 2023 Fittingly, the insect's name comes from a star-like white pattern on the back of adult females; typically, young females and males are predominantly maroon-colored. Joshua Rapp Learn, Discover Magazine, 14 Sep. 2023 The renderings also show a minimalist plaid pattern on the seat trim, another GTI cue. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 3 Sep. 2023 The growth pattern on each turtle’s shell depends on its species. Celia Ford, WIRED, 30 Aug. 2023 The sneakers are designed with a mesh upper that helps with breathability, cushioning made with gel technology that helps provide shock absorption, and a durable traction pattern on the outsoles. Rachel Simon, Peoplemag, 30 Aug. 2023 They’re widely recognized by the public because of the distinct black-and-white pattern on their bodies. Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Sep. 2023 Add in touches of the pattern on your tablescapes and in paper details, such as your invitations and escort cards. Sarah Zlotnick, Country Living, 22 Aug. 2023 Before and After: See the Dramatic Transformation of This Miami Ranch Once the home’s layout was in order, Bunsa brought in the colors and prints, such as a bold green checkerboard pattern on a sofa and a citrus print on a vintage rattan lounge chair. Camille Okhio, ELLE Decor, 3 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Pattern (something) on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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