Example sentences for: accents

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

  • "All my answers have Peter Lorre accents."

  • THREE Talking proper and talking posh FOUR Are some accents better than others?

  • rhotic accent Non-rhotic accents drop the /r/ when it is followed by a consonant sound, as in part.

  • 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.

  • German has no pure accents that I can think of (other than the occasional diaeresis in foreign proper nouns, such as Israël ), but it has one very common ligature and, of course, the umlaut which is much like a digraph—in fact, these characters are essential to proper spelling, and it is for that reason that a dropped umlaut may be seen as an offense.

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