Example sentences for: jamaicans

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

  • The recreational pleasures that ordinary islanders enjoy have become synonymous with the name Jamaica: dancing to the heavily rhythmic musical beat; taking a little marijuana (or “ganja,” as it’s known here), which many Jamaicans view as a kind of medicinal herb; or simply sitting back and chatting with friends on a bench or street corner, where the situation is described as “Irie” — the equivalent of “Everything’s just fine! ”

  • Occasional hurricanes can spoil the idyllic climate and contribute to this “laid back” attitude: Jamaicans are aware that circumstances can suddenly alter dramatically and yet life will always carry on.

  • Jamaicans appear to worry little about the future; sometimes it seems that they worry little even about what happens in the next few minutes.

  • Santiago is Cuba’s melting pot, with a friendly population of predominantly mulatto people: descendants of Spanish, French from Haiti, Jamaicans, and huge numbers of African slaves.

  • But the Jamaicans voted instead for full independence, which became official on 6 August 1962.

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