Example sentences for: in-group

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

  • An in-group name for California used continuously since at least 1940.

  • The literal translation of this term is “the race,” but it has come to be used as an in-group name for Mexican and Chicano people.

  • There was a briefly popular in-group incantation (if by in-group we mean me), an acknowledgement of how crowded a demonstration could be: "La Raza Unida Is Standing on My Feet-a!"

  • This type of behavior is an outcome of living in a bicultural and bilingual environment and serves to strengthen the in-group’s sense of cultural identity.

  • In Chicano communities, in-group chatter, and published literature one frequently comes across the expression bato loco, meaning a “crazy guy,” a “cool dude,” or a “wise guy.”


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