Example sentences for: americanisms

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

  • On page 379 Green writes: There are, after all, a number of books of Americanisms but none, although there have been plans to fill this gap, of Briticisms.

  • .”), “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ant , consult ant , defend ant; counsel or, elect or (al), jur or , where the schwa (as a in above, e in her ) has been replaced by broad (- ant ) or rounded (- or ) vowel sounds.

  • Pochismos (Americanisms)

  • 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.


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