Example sentences for: dialects

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

  • That is a pattern characteristic of only certain American dialects (as a check in any good modern dictionary would reveal).

  • Dialects are subject of popular interest, especially quaint ones like Pennsylvania Dutch or many dialects of the South and New England.

  • kick the bucket die, for example, is probably known in all dialects of English; kick into touch curtail or postpone further treatment is unknown except to those familiar with British idiom.

  • And that appears to be the underlying purpose of English Accents and Dialects, a fitting epigraph to which might be added Lady Percy's tribute to her husband killed on the battlefield:

  • Also, it should be understood that American Grammar , while it happens to deal with illustrations from American English, describes the grammar of most of English: the title derives from the association with America of the particular kind of grammatical analysis described: except for a few anomalous differences, the grammars of the major dialects of English are, of course, uniform.


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