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Pronunciation of Pats: Learn how to pronounce Pats in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word pat:

verb (pats, patting, patted)
[with object]
touch quickly and gently with the flat of the hand:
he patted him consolingly on the shoulder
draw attention to (something) by tapping it gently:
he patted the bench beside him and I sat down
[with object and adverbial] mould into shape or put in position with gentle taps:
she patted down the earth in each pot
noun
1a quick, light touch with the hand:
giving him a friendly pat on the arm, she went off to join the others
2a compact mass of soft material:
a pat of butter
Phrases
a pat on the back
an expression of approval or congratulation:
they deserve a pat on the back for a job well done
pat someone on the back
express approval of or admiration for someone:
the local authority had spent responsibly, and a government department patted it on the back
Phrases
pat someone down
(of a police officer or security official) pass the hands over someone’s clothing in a search for concealed items such as weapons or illegal drugs.
Origin:
late Middle English (as a noun denoting a blow with something flat): probably imitative. The verb dates from the mid 16th century