Example sentences for: americanisms

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

  • Mr. Lederer's unflagging interest in early American culture, his voracious reading of the books, papers, and documents of the time, and his penchant for collecting Americanisms and turning some useful, entertaining, and interesting comments about them have continued unabated.

  • Beloved by working-class audiences, the peladito, using caló (Spanish slang) and pochismos (Americanisms), particularly poked fun at the acculturation of Mexicans who couldn’t speak Spanish and pointed out to them American discrimination against Mexicans.

  • But in a chapter entitled—make that titled— Americanisms, the manual betrays both an unseemly nationalistic bias and an ignorance of the history of its own language.

  • .”), “The influences of other varieties of English” (in which one can find good examples of so-called Americanisms that were formerly British).

  • Nor is communication really disrupted even by those new, semiliterate Americanisms: communic ant , consult ant , defend ant; counsel or, elect or (al), jur or , where the schwa (as a in above, e in her ) has been replaced by broad (- ant ) or rounded (- or ) vowel sounds.


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