Example sentences for: delis

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

  • Cohen writes affectionately and ad nauseam about his father and his father's aging, Brooklyn-born schemer-friends, who sit in delis blowing hard about the glories of tough Jews.

  • 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.

  • Neighborhood delis ran out of flowers, and NYPD officers were telling onlookers to "say a prayer and move it along, please."

  • In its scale, menu and good-humoured vulgarity, Minsky's is reminiscent of the rather palatial, slightly déraciné delis of suburban New York.


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