Example sentences for: accents

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

  • I am not sure that his Spanish here, any more than in the first novel, is faulty at all, except for incorrect written accents, in the sense that Mexicans would never say what he has them saying.

  • Rhotic accents retain the /r/.

  • Their mothers, who surrounded the field, terrified our mothers by abusing the referees in thick Slavic accents.

  • As many of the British comedians either speak with thick North or West Country accents, mumble, talk too fast, or all three, it is sometimes difficult to understand what they (and their audiences) are on about.

  • Fiction director Quentin Tarantino, debuting as a Broadway actor opposite Marisa Tomei, "should be humiliated" by his performance (Vincent Canby, the New York Times ). His faults are said to range from the small (he can't render accents) to the large (he exhibits the "charisma of a week-old head of lettuce," says the New York Daily News ' Fintan O'Toole).

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