Example sentences for: ossi

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

  • Aside from lots of Ossi/Wessi name-calling (a phenomenon much older than the German republic), the NYT offers no evidence for its portentous claim that nostalgia for the old Eastern Germany is spreading.

  • Not exactly Ossi and Harriet: The NYT runs a front-page story that is nearly a decade old: the continued economic and attitudinal rift between Western and Eastern Germans (known as Wessies and Ossies).

  • The controversy re-emerged this summer with a book written by a Wessi woman, relocated to the east, who is very critical of her Ossi neighbors.

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