Example sentences for: americanisms

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

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

  • 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 misinformation begins in the introduction [v], where the author acknowledges among his sources Mitford M. Mathews' The American Dialect Dictionary and A Dictionary of Americanisms .

  • While admitting that some Americanisms, such as teenager, babysitter, know-how, gimmick, stunt, commuter , and blurb add vigour and dynamic expression to the language, the book draws the line at diaper, drug-store , and sidewalk (for which the English have the patently superior nappy, chemist's and pavement ), and at the American habit of turning nouns into verbs (to hospitalise) [ sic ].

  • Americanisms


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