Example sentences for: americanisms

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

  • Pochismos (Americanisms)

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ].

  • A term that describes the use of English expressions in Spanish, or Americanisms interjected into conversations when speaking Spanish.


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