Example sentences for: accent

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

  • needs the accent on qué buscar tres pies al gato does not sound right;

  • Since Frank: 1) talks incredibly fast; 2) has a thick accent (Bayonne, N.J., not Boston); and 3) seems to have cotton wool lodged in his cheeks, this sounds more like "Wildegenmenyeelistime?"

  • In despair, she slashes her wrists and ends up in a hospital, where she attempts to explain her bond with the killer to a psychiatrist (Stephen Rea, with an incongruous New York accent).

  • Our young friend should select a particular accent he wishes to emulate.

  • Learning English grammar and building up a vocabulary was not the hardest part for me in school, but it was difficult to learn to speak English without a heavy Dutch accent.

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