Example sentences for: americanisms

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

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

  • 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 ].

  • 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.

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


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