Patronize me - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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don't patronize me
Don't condescend to me; don't talk to me as if I were stupid. A: "Sir, you just need to put your card in the reader there, and then type in your PIN number when it prompts you to." B: "Don't patronize me, I know how to use one of these!"
References in classic literature
Yet I do not call to mind that I was ever in my earlier youth the subject of remark in our social family circle, but some large-handed person took some such ophthalmic steps to patronize me