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.

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ant , consult ant , defend ant; counsel or, elect or (al), jur or , where the schwa (as a in above, e in her ) has been replaced by broad (- ant ) or rounded (- or ) vowel sounds.

  • 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 .

  • 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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