Example sentences for: deli

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

  • The cringe-making menu prose--“50 ways to love your liver”--disguises a reasonably echt core of standard deli fair [sic]: cream cheese and lox, salt beef [`corned beef'], gefilte fish--with a few nouvelle intruders like sun-dried tomato and mozarella [sic] salad.

  • Across the plaza from Fanueil Hall the three Quincy market buildings fill with crowds of locals and visitors, who come to feast on chowder, seafood, deli sandwiches, pizza, and an array of ethnic cuisines.

  • With the written language, this is orthographically facilitated by the various processes of word shortening--acronyms ( ZIP for Zone Improvement Plan ), contractions ( won't for will not ), clipped words ( deli for delicatessen ) and abbreviations ( lb.

  • The NYT has an inspiring obituary: that of the 86-year-old number one lox slicer at Zabar's, the Manhattan deli.

  • 95 you paid yourself today to open up a can of tuna fish and toast two pieces of bread rather than buying a sandwich from the local deli.


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