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Questions with the noun Accent

3 examples:

Does he speak with an accent?

Don't you just love Tom's accent?

What kind of American accent does Tom have?

Sentences with the noun Accent

64 examples:

He has a good accent.

I don't have an accent!

Your accent is top notch!

He made fun of my accent.

They made fun of my accent.

I made fun of Tom's accent.

Tom has a very thick accent.

I hope that my accent's good.

Tom made fun of Mary's accent.

I can't quite place his accent.

Your French accent is terrible.

I couldn't understand her accent.

I made a joke about Tom's accent.

In this show, the accent is on robots.

His accent suggests he is a foreigner.

I make the man to be a Scot by his accent.

It was French. I could tell by his accent.

They've been teasing Tom about his accent.

Ask your teacher where to place the accent.

He is from Osaka, as is shown by his accent.

The Scottish accent is used in a furious way.

He was an American, as I knew from his accent.

He was an Australian, as I knew by his accent.

He was a Frenchman. I could tell by his accent.

He is a foreigner, as is evident from his accent.

The accent of the word is on the second syllable.

In the discussion the accent was on unemployment.

The accent of this word is on the second syllable.

She was from Kyoto, as was evident from her accent.

The accent of "guitar" falls on the second syllable.

He was a Frenchman, as I discovered from his accent.

She comes from the South, as I knew from her accent.

His accent makes it hard for me to believe what he's saying.

In the word "tomorrow", the accent is on the second syllable.

Your accent's good, but your pronunciation's a little bit off.

My fingers pronounce every word, every pause and every accent.

What really grabbed people's attention was his accent.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

The new Accent will be a car that's easy to live with.
(George Peterson, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

However, producers subtitled the interview due to his accent.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The accent is on fun although privacy is afforded to visiting pop stars.
(The Telegraph - Travel, )

The American coach with a German accent is a big deal in his home country.
(USA Today - Soccer, )

Scientists from Sweden are investigating if cats mimic their owner's accent.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Lee explains why faking a good accent is cultural appropriation in the good way.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

A Scottish accent is one of the more distinctive brandings to carry through life.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Granted, the gentle lilt of an Irish accent makes it one of the most difficult to perfect.
(The Independent - People, )

A University of Leicester linguist mimics what he thinks could be the accent of Richard III.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Residents of the First Lady's hometown took umbrage over Jimmy Kimmel's joke about her accent.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

The 2018 Hyundai Accent is all new, looks and feels much more upscale and remains reasonably priced.
(George Peterson, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

In a new survey, Americans said the Glaswegian accent was the sexiest and Geordies sounded most intelligent.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

The advert, for a security firm, shows a man with a Liverpudlian accent get caught attempting to burgle a house.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The accent of the festival from June 10 to 12 is on cultural arts and performances from Japan, Hawaii and beyond.
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

A British accent is the most attractive in the world, according to a poll of 11,000 people in 24 cities around the world.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The results show that Glaswegian is the UK's most recognisable dialect, while the Birmingham accent is the trickiest to guess.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

One man said a soldier referred to terrorist Osama bin Laden as his 'uncle', another was discriminated against because of his accent.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Glasgow University has found features of a London accent are becoming increasingly apparent in Glaswegians who regularly watch Eastenders.
(Daily Mail - News, )

His accent was far removed from what I heard every day: the words were precisely chosen, yet his voice was slurred, bombastic and booming.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Police and social services were baffled when an elderly man with an American accent was found lost on the streets of the streets of Hereford.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The Scots accent is flourishing and proving resilient against a growing homogenised anglicised accent across English regions, research suggests.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

The murder of a US journalist by an Islamic militant with an English accent is "an utter betrayal of our country", the UK foreign secretary says.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: It is unsure where the man in the stomach-churning clip is from or how old he is, but his accent appears to be from the US.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Cristina Kirchner (pictured) replaced the letter R with L in a tweet mocking the accent of the people she was meeting during the state visit on Wednesday.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel is trying to de-escalate a feud with Fox News host Sean Hannity that began over a joke about first lady Melania Trump's accent.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

By all accounts, Yunxiang Gao is a well-educated, qualified professor and her credentials and accolades speak volumes, yet some students fixate on her accent.
(Lakshine Sathiyanathan,Lisa Xing in CBC News - Canada, )

A longer drive in the 2018 Accent is a surprisingly comfortable experience and the suite of infotainment features is impressive for a car priced in the mid-teens.
(John McCormick, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

Sentence with the verb Accent

1 example:

But for "The Embrace," a new song off its much-anticipated album "Burials," the band dives even deeper into digital noise to accent its punky rush.
(August Brown in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )


10 examples:

What accent have I got?

Where did you pick up that accent?

Is this a South African accent you have got?

Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Which accent did David Tennant admit struggling with?
(BBC News - World News, )

Why do actors struggle to get the Northern Irish accent right?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

As news spread online, Lohan caught on and tweeted, 'What should I call my new accent?
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight says Birmingham's accent is "very difficult to get right". Why?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Dick Van Dyke said sorry for his "atrocious" British accent in Mary Poppins, but has there been worse?
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The French accent on Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is a natural and irresistible draw for Canadians, n'est ce pas?
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

Her accent gave her away.

Tom has a British accent.

He has a Southern accent.

Tom has a southern accent.

Tom has an American accent.

Tom lost his foreign accent.

Tom has an Australian accent.

She affects a foreign accent.

Tom has a heavy German accent.

Tom has a mid-Atlantic accent.

He's got a broad Scouse accent.

Tom talks with a slight accent.

Tom speaks with a French accent.

Tom speaks with a slight accent.

He has a typical Scottish accent.

Tom speaks with a Cockney accent.

He spoke with an American accent.

His accent sounds a little quaint.

She has a distinct English accent.

Tom speaks with a southern accent.

He has a very strong Bahian accent.

I missed the British accent so much.

Tom only has a slight foreign accent.

She talks with a heavy German accent.

Tom doesn't have an Australian accent.

She speaks English with an odd accent.

He speaks English with a German accent.

Tom speaks with a deep southern accent.

Tom speaks English with a French accent.

He speaks English with a Russian accent.

His accent betrays him to be a Frenchman.

He is good at imitating her Irish accent.

She speaks English with a foreign accent.

That person's accent is incoherent to me.

She has that annoying Valley Girl accent.

He spoke with a Taiwanese accent mixed in.

I can tell by his accent that he is German.

Judging from his accent, he is from Kansai.

The man speaks English with a German accent.

One can tell by his accent that he's German.

He spoke slowly, with a strong Texas accent.

He speaks English with a strong German accent.

Tom speaks English with a heavy French accent.

Judging from his accent, he must be from Osaka.

His policy puts the accent on national welfare.

Tom speaks English with a strong French accent.

Judging from his accent, he must be from Kyushu.

He speaks Esperanto with a slight French accent.

I have a Carioca accent when I speak Portuguese.

Tom speaks with a slight French-Canadian accent.

Tom speaks beautiful French, without any accent.

In Spanish six has no accent, but sixteen has one.

From his accent, I would guess that man is Scottish.

I understood from his accent that he was an American.

I could tell from his accent that he was a Frenchman.

Tom is a New Yorker, but he doesn't have a New York accent.

For some strange reason I talk to me dogs with an Irish accent.

Though Tom spoke with an accent he had an impressive vocabulary.

Tom could tell by Mary's accent that she wasn't a native speaker.

The humor of his speech is derived from his peculiar local accent.

He pretended to be an Englishman, but his foreign accent gave him away.

The other kids at school made fun of him because of his strange accent.

She flitted about the party affecting a really annoying English accent.

Tom could tell by Mary's accent that she was probably from the Ireland.

He tried to pass himself off as a Frenchman, but his accent gave him away.

Police have advised that the man who stole the bike spoke with a strong accent.

I think it's very difficult for an Englishman to imitate a real American accent.

I've got a feeling that nobody cares about their accent as much as the Russians.

The standard Australian English accent comes from the South-eastern part of England.

This vowel change has much to do with the overall accent pattern assigned to each word.

His English was strange in the way that it were as if he had invented his own accent...

When it comes to my turn to speak, I confuse the words 'standard' and 'common', and end up saying that the north-eastern accent is 'the most common'.

When dubbing Japanese TV series in English, characters from Osaka are sometimes given a Texas accent. Both Southern and Kansai accents are distinctive in their respective languages.

He has a British accent.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

ABC News has a new accent.
(Meg James in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

And the chance to do an American accent.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

DIY fabric wallpaper is an easy option for accent walls.
(NBC Today, )

Most British pop and rock stars sing with an American accent.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

There is no accent that is beyond her, no role too outlandish.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Oh dear — I wasn’t at all sure I could do a Spanish accent.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Also, his voice of doubt has an English accent for some reason.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

With her candid remarks and north London accent, Adele is funny.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

He enjoyed a joke about the Brummie accent with a railway worker.
(Daily Mail - News, )

She also coaches London native Keir Simmons on his Southern accent!
(NBC Today, )

Rookie minicamp in Minnesota next weekend will have a German accent.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Robbie's Russia-themed single and fake accent is causing controversy.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

She tells us the story, and incorporates a really funny French accent.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

So much of his rise in football was accompanied by a Glaswegian accent.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Proving once again that everything sounds better with a British accent.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

In with bold orange, turquoise or lime green accent walls and blankets.
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

And the only thing better than two Kermits is one with a Russian accent.
(Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

He has left that accent at home and picked up a new one for the duration.
(Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times Television Critic in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

It was business as usual in the world of speed, with the accent on business.
(The Independent - Racing, )

Bury born and bred, the accent remains from his Greater Manchester beginnings.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Lisa Alamia was born and raised in Texas, but she speaks with a British accent.
(Fox News - Health, )

The Belfast accent has not softened over the years, nor has Alan Green’s attitude.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It took more than an accent for the Netflix star to make a believable historical icon.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

Wind up Robin Williams and the stories pour out—how he developed his accent for "Mrs.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Kasha lives in the UK but has found some people are hostile because of her Polish accent.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

A man with motor neurone disease tests his Yorkshire accent voice synthesiser live on air.
(BBC News - Health, )

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