Example sentences for: dese

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

  • Yes, Oscar Hammerstein's lyric is full of "dat" and "dese" (obviously, he was self-taught at Ebonics), but funnily enough, when Paul Robeson sang the song in the London production of Show Boat in 1928, the biggest problem he had was wrapping his beautiful, impeccable vowels around the soi-disant dialect lyric.

  • Letters can be changed to mimic pronunciation, for example d may replace th (dat, dese, dem) or a may substitute a final ow (fella, sparra, tomorra) .

  • When the question of money for urinals came up, our redoubtable councillor, in typical fashion, loudly and vehemently abjected to spendin' the poor people money on dese urinals!

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