Example sentences for: accent

How can you use “accent” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • We learn, for example, that on his field trips with Lady Gregory, Yeats had difficulty understanding the thick Irish accent of the peasants.

  • Inevitably, there are some slips regarding American pronunciation and accent, most if not all of which can be charged to the failure to identify specific dialects or the absence of a restrictive modifier like most or many to precede American speakers . For example,

  • The jingle trips the light fantastic, promising the earth (Jooky "make you manly, mahn," in a Caribbean accent thick enough to thaw).

  • Honey explains the distinction between dialiect and accent :

  • Canarian bananas provided the stock for those of the Carribbean, and in spoken accent and musical rhythms the Canaries lie halfway between Spain and South America.

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