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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

66 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.

No, no, no. Your accent is so beautiful.
(Maya Rudolph)

I personally am not conscious of my accent.
(Jared Diamond)

The only actress they didn't test was Garbo. Must have been her accent.
(Judy Holliday)

To cultivate an English accent is already a departure away from what you are.
(Sean Connery)

The English accent is pretty damn cute, though. It makes anything sound intelligent.
(Maggie Grace)

The accent of one's birthplace remains in the mind and in the heart as in one's speech.
(Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

Everyone seemed to be doing well except me and my career. And my accent was no helping me any.
(Desi Arnaz)

The accent of a man's native country remains in his mind and his heart, as it does in his speech.
(Francois de La Rochefoucauld)

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

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, )

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, )

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

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, )

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, )

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, )

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, )

If brands want to succeed with their social media strategy they need to have a comprehensive cross channel customer engagement plan according to a new report from Accent.
(ZDNet US, )

The apparent killing of a US journalist by an Islamic militant with an English accent is "an utter betrayal of everything British people stand for", the foreign secretary says.
(BBC News - World News, )

Intelligence agencies are hunting a new "Jihadi John" after an Islamic extremist with a British accent was shown directing the murders of five men accused of spying for the UK.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

England manager Roy Hodgson, no stranger to controversial remarks, suggested that Wayne Rooney would not be able to stand up and lecture a room full of people because of his accent.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The accent is more Harare than Harrogate but Gary Ballance insists that, as an adopted Yorkshireman and an ex-pupil of Harrow School, his credentials as England’s surprise pick for their next Ashes assignment are sound.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

In MailOnline’s exclusive video, Louis Tomlinson, 22, can be heard putting on an accent while speaking about doing drugs and saying ‘It’s green only, N**,’ which fans said today is a shortened version of 'N*****'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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, )


8 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, )

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

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.

My accent depends on whom I'm around.
(Claire Forlani)

Accent your positive and delete your negative.
(Donna Karan)

They seem to be charmed by my Southern accent.
(Cleo Moore)

Work on the accent, it will enliven the whole.
(Pierre Bonnard)

I had a Southern accent but I had broken it so hard.
(Josh Lucas)

I'm a parrot. I can pick up an accent and just do it.
(Brion James)

I, on the other hand, have a bit of a southern accent.
(Michael W. Smith)

In India, the dogs still bark with a pure British accent.
(Valeriu Butulescu)

I don't want to lose my accent, I just want it to become smaller.
(Goran Višnjić)

Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.
(Heinrich Heine)

The only thing I did at RKO of any note was lose my Texas accent.
(Dorothy Malone)

To be honest, it's easier for me to speak with an American accent.
(Radha Mitchell)

Accent is the soul of language it gives to it both feeling and truth.
(Jean Jacques Rousseau)

I took acting and elocution lessons, to get rid of my Sicilian accent.
(Maria Grazia Cucinotta)

Today's accent may be on youth, but the stress is still on the parents.
(Earl Wilson)

I do have a Mexican accent, but that doesn't mean that I'm a Latin vamp.
(Salma Hayek)

I will buy any creme, cosmetic, or elixir from a woman with a European accent.
(Erma Bombeck)

I played a lot of leaders, autocratic sorts; perhaps it was my Canadian accent.
(Leslie Nielsen)

When I'm doing an accent, you shouldn't notice it for a while, if I'm doing it right.
(Michael Caine)

I just didn't have time to deliver a Buffalo accent in a day, so I didn't even try it.
(Josh Holloway)

Everyone thinks that just because you have a Scouse accent, then you must be 'on the rob'.
(Jennifer Ellison)

Tennessee Williams was a gifted talker with a beautiful accent and we had lots of things in common.
(Gloria Swanson)

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, )

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, )

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