Example sentences for: american-

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

  • (He had, after all, called his third memoir New York Jew .) When I suggested that what he was really doing was Judaizing Eliot, making him serve as an epigraph to Kazin's American-Jewish life-hungry odyssey, he laughed approvingly.

  • Shulman aside, you could find one-line descriptions of Goodman's main characters in any half-dozen American-Jewish novels: the rabbi with two sons, one brilliant and prodigal, one duller but more loyal; the Holocaust survivor numbed by his past; the daughters tempted by the twin heresies of feminism and Zionism (Israel is viewed as a nation of faithless sinners by these ultra-Orthodox Jews); the assimilationist Jew who comes to a bad end.

  • The pessimistic spin: This marks a "significant souring in the American-Russian relationship" and "could poison discussions" on arms control, which are more important than Yugoslavia.

  • Its only town is named Dewey, after Admiral George Dewey, a hero of the American-Spanish War of 1898.

  • A front-page WP article argues that the upcoming American-Russian summit will feature two leaders with little power and little to offer each other.

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