Example sentences for: accent

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

  • Although I speak with an English accent, my pronunciation can be modified to American English.

  • Cheung, who speaks English with a surprising British accent, at once grounds the film and gives it a touch of mystery--the mystery of simplicity.

  • Finally, at a farm in Perry, Iowa, Gore swapped his gray suit and tie for khakis and a barn coat, turned up the treble on his Tennessee accent, and strutted his ag-stuff, explaining that he wanted to step up antitrust enforcement against industrial hog producers.

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

  • The French treasures are also somewhat mutilated, queue [XXII,1] is feminine not masculine: tirer le diable par la queue; appuyer sur le champignon means to step on the gas, le champignon being the slang term for accelerator; in vivre comme un coq en pâte there is no acute accent on the e; it is une [not un ] autre paire de manches that the French use for something that is entirely different.


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