Example sentences for: deli

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

  • But this is, after all, a city where the commissioner of consumer affairs yesterday held a news conference on location in front of a display of "tofu triangles" to present his findings that New York deli customers are routinely overcharged 30 cents for salads at salad bars because the delis charge for the plastic containers.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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