Example sentences for: accents

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

  • However, dropping umlauts is less forgivable than dropping accents, because accents describe pronunciation, and anyone who is familiar with the word will know how it is supposed to be pronounced, regardless of the accent.

  • It should be noted, however, that these singular odds and ends of regional accents are far from being useful for an actor aspiring to become the next Meryl Streep, mistress of the (virtual) dialect.

  • Diacritical marks can be broken down into two types: accents, which affect, roughly speaking, pronunciation only; and umlauts, which affect spelling as well as pronunciation.

  • McCarthy, who seems to be contemptuous of punctuation in any language, rarely writes accents where they are not needed but often omits them where they are, e.g., mia [pp. 90, 117]; borrachon [p. 227]; mascara [p. 229]; perdida [p. 283]; asi [p. 284]; haran [pt. 290]; and que [p. 318].

  • SIX Accent variety and the mass media SEVEN The accents of politics EIGHT Changing patterns NINE Accents and the future


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