Example sentences for: accent

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

  • Brownback used no accent and immediately said that he had meant "no slight."

  • For example, the spelling of the name of the Benedictine monastery St-Benoît du Lac contains a hyphen instead of a period, as well as a circumflex accent.

  • (Nancy Franklin, The New Yorker ). Worst bits: 1) Paul Goodman, who wrote the show's music, book, and lyrics, has inserted himself into the musical, strolling onstage with a guitar and narrating in his thick Scottish accent; 2) songs with titles such as "I Love Drugs" and "I Wanna Have Sex Tonight."

  • Honey explains the distinction between dialiect and accent :

  • Nurses in the hospital teased him about his accent and began referring to me as wee Jock .

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