Example sentences for: american-born

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

  • His mother, Delfia Lopez de la O, American-born, returned with her children to the United States.

  • Cynthia Ozick, the American-born doyenne of contemporary observant Jewish writers, used to make her heroes and heroines refugees from the Nazis, struggling to fortify their shredded piety against the American profanity.

  • The street gave its name to the influential literary journal, Botteghe Oscure , published there in the 1950s by Marguerite Caetani, an American-born member of the aristocratic Italian family whose ancestral palace stands at the beginning of the street.

  • To this list now add Columbia literature professor Edward W. Said, the subject of a fiercely debated article in the September issue of Commentary . The article, by American-born Israeli legal scholar Justus Reid Weiner, contends that Said, who was born in Jerusalem to a Christian Arab family in 1935, has over the years deliberately obscured some facts about his early life, and amplified others, in order to create the impression that he was, of all things, Palestinian.

  • The American-born Kirschners are more rigid, less worldly than their parents.


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