Example sentences for: accent

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

  • One US observer has claimed that non-standard features (grammer and vocabulary as well as accent) have the power to close off a conversation among strangers, bring job interviews to an abrupt end and, when used on the telephone, to render a flat advertised as vacant that morning suddenly to be declared “already let”.

  • Employing an accent that's straight out of Fargo , Streep clucks and flutters and sighs and acts so ostentatiously industrious that it's hard to imagine anyone not noticing (or not wanting to bludgeon) her.

  • Does Accent Matter?

  • [In the Second World War] the public-school-educated actor Dirk Bogarde (born in 1921) claims that in that war the sole reason for his promotion from the ranks to officer status was his accent.

  • 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?"


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