Example sentences for: anglos

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

  • In the verbal folklore repertoire of Chicanos, jokes abound about Mexicans who become Anglos and adopt the values, mannerisms, food, clothing styles, and verbal expressions of the dominant society.

  • Anglos usually referred to the Spanish-speaking element as native or, again in a kind of leveling parallelism, as Spanish , never as Spaniards , on the model, probably unconscious, of Anglo , short for Anglo-American . Hispanics who prefer to emphasize cultural ties with Mexico, especially la Republica Azteca, as most in New Mexico definitely do not, may prefer to go by the name of Chicano , which implies political as much as national or ethnic identity.

  • For more than 160 years, since the Anglos arrived in Texas, there has been a culture transfer back and forth across the Rio Grande.

  • A Wall Street Journal feature makes the point that the Border Patrol, the unit of the INS that most directly polices the Mexican border, is no longer just Anglos.

  • Anglos call it “the Main” and French-Canadians make a nice — and rare — compromise with “la Main.”


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