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10 examples:

Maybe, all you need is a French keyboard with accents.

The Kansai dialects are said to have a "sing-song" quality because their pitch accents differ from standard Japanese, which comes from the Tokyo dialect.

Their odd accents don't help.
(Robert Abele in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

"Downton Abbey" star Allen Leech has a winning way with accents.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

Voice and dialect coach Barbara Berkery and actor Isla Blair, currently performing in Made in Dagenham, talk about accents.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Canadian actors are made well aware of their accents while working in the U.S. because even a single word pronounced the wrong way is enough to stop filming.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

In 'A tour of the British Isles in accents' the voice of a dialect coach leads you around a Google map of the UK, explaining how accents differ greatly from region to region.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

The 32-year-old, who became a pin-up during the first series last spring, confessed that he struggles to decipher ‘a single word’ of some of the dialogue because of the accents.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Those who have the same mellifluous tones as Ozzy Osbourne and Cat Deeley will enjoy a warm welcome abroad, according to the authors of new book You Say Potato: A Book About Accents.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

An ISIS video showing a young boy in military fatigues and an older masked militant who both spoke with British accents is "desperate" propaganda from an organization that is losing ground, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )


3 examples:

But are all British accents equal?
(NBC Today, )

And fierce fringe accents from the ... well, 1800s?
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

And fierce fringe accents from the … well, 1800s?
(The Vancouver Sun - Fashion & Beauty, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

She spoke in mild accents.

Accents can have different connotations.

Mary thinks that German accents are sexy.

There's a tolerance for different accents.

Rather say in accents pure: nature, stature and mature.

There are many people in the world studying English, so English people are used to learners' non-standard accents, their grammatical errors and so on.

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.

I love accents.
(Claire Forlani)

I never found accents difficult, after learning languages.
(Vivien Leigh)

I like doing accents and I like learning as much as I can learn.
(Jaime King)

I like playing accents, and doing things like that, it was fun. It was fun.
(Albert Finney)

The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more.
(Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)

I worked the drive-through at McDonald's and tried out different accents - Italian, Russian, Irish.
(James Franco)

The touts had English accents, they always do.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Cod have regional accents, and more news nuggets.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Exploring the problem of voice recognition and accents.
(CBC Radio in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

The motif continues inside with archways and Moorish accents.
(Lauren Beale in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

She said the accents started after an 'eruption' in her brain.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Humza Arshad pokes fun at Pakistani accents and emotional soccer fans.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Nevermind the British accents these Semites carry through the Sinai deserts.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Aw jeez — it wouldn't be "Fargo" without the distinctive Minnesota accents.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

New-age Bat Phone features gold accents and the iconic Batman seal on the back.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Kevin Coulson finds glorious scenery, good food and Gallic accents far from home.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

When it comes to fake Canadian accents, Nick Kroll knows what he's talking aboot.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

Though Osbourne apologized, the controversy accents pervasive Latino stereotypes.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

"It literally could not be more exciting," echoes the duo in faux-British accents.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Nasal southern-English accents lend themselves to a type of know-allish pessimism.
(Daily Mail - News, )

NHRA driver Alexis DeJoria added pink paint accents and pink chutes to her Funny Car.
(USA Today - Motor Sports, )

Urban Accents' Tom Knibbs and Jim Dygas started their spice mix company 20 years ago.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

There are Material Design accents and animations, in addition to Samsung's TouchWiz UI.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Meet the young man behind a series of viral videos on the accents and dialects of Britain.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Culture writer Adrian Lee has always been bothered by actors, mostly white, faking accents.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Labour's shadow education secretary talks council estates, accents and entering parliament.
(BBC News - Politics, )

A study has identified the brain regions and interactions involved in impersonations and accents.
(Science Daily - News, )

It allows the reproduction of human voice, complete with accents, emotion and artificial breathing.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Etiquette expert Diane Mather reacts to Ben Fogle's claims that posh accents are mocked by the media.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The anticipation outside Epicure Imports on Saturday morning was as thick as the French accents inside.
(Tenny Tatusian in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

The Minnesota-born actress talks accents, Coen Brothers inspirations and getting slapped by Jean Smart.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

Three Islamist militants with British accents have been dubbed "The Beatles" by hostages taken in Syria.
(NBC News, )

Britons turned the tables on Americans, and in a new survey they're telling us whose accents they prefer.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

A foreign language can be the best aphrodisiac, so we traveled the world in search of the hottest accents.
(CNN - Travel, )

Her latest book, Exotic England, arrives with a resounding thud, a babble of accents, and a whiff of cumin.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Hyundai has recalled almost 600,000 Sonatas and Accents because of major engine and lighting system issues.
(Tech Times - Future Tech, )

The latest red-carpet stilettos leave a lasting impression with sparkly accents and metal-embellished heels.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

In a new survey taken by Time Out magazine, Brits come out on top as having the sexiest accents in the world.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

The process that makes gold-plated jewelry or chrome car accents is now making powerful lithium-ion batteries.
(Science Daily - News, )

Instead of designing the marble accents for mansions back home, he now arranges treats in a sweet shop in Amman.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Fish may have regional accents and communicate differently in different parts of the world, according to a fish expert.
(Science Daily - News, )

Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill give Spanish accents their best shot in a new clip for forthcoming sequel, 22 Jump Street.
(The Independent - People, )

On a day of Aussie accents from the witness stand at the Rolf Harris trial, one strident complaint rang out from the pack.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

If you have a name involving accents or ligatures, then the Australian Census fields will not be able to handle your data.
(ZDNet Australia, )

This new British cop series on BBC America uses great acting to cover up story weaknesses, proving that accents always help.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

With five-story water views and accents from a salvaged ship, this home has served as inspiration for an acclaimed architect.
(NBC Today, )

"Late Night" host Seth Meyers stars in a fake movie trailer showcasing the variety of accents found in the greater Boston area.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

However, they are not only highly combustible -- in the past, severe accents have occurred repeatedly with decorative fireplaces.
(Science Daily - News, )

Working Hollywood: Dialect coach Michael Buster has a developed a number of tricks to train actors in regional speech and accents.
(Cristy Lytal in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Not only does this YouTube clip involve men attempting to wear heels for a day, they also all happen to have adorable British accents.
(NBC Today, )

The Isango Ensemble has adapted “The Magic Flute” for South African accents, rhythms and interpretations at the New Victory Theater.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

A Family Feud contestant has been branded the worst contestant ever after giving the same answer over and over again in various accents.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

This can lead to some tricky — even comical — situations when issues of syntax, idioms, unknown words, accents and speed are at play.
(Melissa Kent in CBC News - World, )

Every day, humans pick up on idiosyncrasies such as slow drawls, high-pitched squeaks, or hints of accents to put names to voices from afar.
(Science Daily - News, )

USC's new no-huddle offense moved up and down the field with speed and efficiency, veterans and talented freshmen adding spectacular accents.
(Gary Klein in Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

The designer Chris Everett discusses the artwork that features German visual accents, like an alpine hat with a wolf’s ears poking through.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Brace yourself for "Always Be My Baby," "Vision of Love," "Fantasy (Bad Boy Remix)" and the two's best British, Brooklyn and Southern accents.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

The director also said the FBI is working hard to identify two people in ISIS propaganda videos who appear to have American or Canadian accents.
(NBC News, )

A repulsive video posted online shows parasitic worms escaping from a crushed cricket as several horrified men with North American accents watch on.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Security services are examining a video, purportedly showing killings by so-called Islamic State, to identify a man and young boy with British accents.
(BBC News - World News, )

The $35 white toaster with 'color accents,' made in Vermont, prints an image of a burned vagina onto the middle of toast -- much to shoppers' amusement.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

There's also the fact that it's harder tell if the acting is bad because of the accents (my theory as to the baffling popularity of Downton Abbey in the US).
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

If Arsenal's latest promotional video is anything to go by, the Gunners can't wait to practice their American accents during their pre-season trip to New York.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A team of scientists led by Glasgow University used ultrasound imaging equipment to study mouth movements of English speakers with distinctive accents (pictured).
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Were it not for their Australian accents, Jack Charles and Rachael Maza could be speaking about the bleak collective experience of First Nations people in Canada.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

Summer is a time for light, fleeting fragrances with accents that speak of sunsets on the beach, something cold and fruity in the back garden, or dreamy Italian vistas.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Scientists from the universities of York, Zurich and St Andrews believe that apes (stock image shown) have ‘accents’ that vary from place to place – just like us.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

El Shafee Elsheikh, a British citizen whose family fled Sudan in the 1990s, was one of four jailors dubbed The Beatles by their prisoners because of their British accents.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

According to experts at Glasgow University, a growing number have mastered the ability to switch between a strong local accents and then 'talk posh' when talking to outsiders.
(Daily Mail - News, )

But forget the over-the-top tassels you may have seen before, because the 2014 revival of this trend is all about subtle accents, bold colours — and all-around fabulous fashion.
(The Vancouver Sun - Life, )

Spanish journalist Marc Marginedas, 46, (pictured) who was released a year ago, says he and 18 other hostages were guarded by three terrorists, who all spoke with British accents.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The actor also talks to THR about how he nails all those accents, why he trusts in his character’s violent behavior and why he’s happy to have no clue where the show is headed.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

When Jess Lander went to South Africa for the World Cup in 2010, she found herself in a sea of soccer fans, hoping to get them to direct their mysterious foreign accents toward her.
(NBC Today, )

Accents are adorned like fake noses, illnesses resemble those found in 19th century operas and bits of melodramatic business might as well be underscored with the clashing of cymbals.
(Charles McNulty in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

British accents triumphed in a poll of 11,000 people's favourite ways of hearing English spoken, followed by American, Irish and Australian accents in Time Out's Global Dating Survey.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Embattled Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, while on a state visit to China seeking badly needed investment, caused a furor Wednesday by joking about her hosts' accents on Twitter.
(Fox News - World, )

Chris Pine, Casey Affleck and a whole lot of New England accents star in the new trailer for "The Finest Hours," Disney's fact-based disaster drama about a daring Coast Guard rescue in 1952.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Language expert Chi Luu claims that British voices are perfect for a movie villain because they are seen as a ‘less trustworthy, sincere and friendly’ than non-Received Pronunciation accents.
(Daily Mail - News, )

New research published in the journal Current Biology finds that elephant seals identify breeding rivals by the rhythm of their vocal calls, much the way humans can discern accents and vocal tone.
(Brandie Weikle in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Researchers from Societe Jersiaise in the Channel Islands will compare the noises made by dolphins (stock image) off the Channel Islands with those from elsewhere to see if they have ‘accents’.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

El Shafee Elsheikh, 27, from west London, is believed to be a part of the brutal terrorists known as The Beatles because of their British accents, who tortured and killed western hostages in Syria.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra has designed a series, dubbed ‘NJSO Accents,’ of events designed to attract and retain new audiences, and to create a more interactive experience for existing ones.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

The Smoking Rocket is one of the signature drinks at Stitch, a basement cocktail bar in Sydney with cheeky Victorian accents, like the stacks of Singer sewing machines that form the foundation of the bar.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

The Gold Coast branch of the ANZ Bank sees its fair share of wealthy new customers, but few could match the depositing power of the smartly-dressed tourists with Russian accents who opened accounts in 2011.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Their accents and homelands differed, but the six men inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday expressed a common affection for the family and friends who helped them reach the pinnacle of their sport.
(Helene Elliott in Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

Donald Trump's paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to be U.S. citizens, ridiculed Mexican accents and stated their readiness for a possible civil war.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Unidentified, heavily-armed strangers with Russian accents have appeared in an eastern Ukrainian village, arousing residents' suspicions despite Moscow's denials that its troops have deliberately infiltrated the frontier.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

What originally began in 2010 as a line of luxury boots has now expanded into a mesmerizing collection of boots, loafers, home accents, small leather goods, and handbags -- often seen worn by celebrities such as Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Tailcoats and gowns galore: Hollywood’s A-listers dressed to impress for the ball in over-the-top trains, gloves and glittering accents for the "Charles James: Beyond Fashion"-themed Costume Institute Gala at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

In the clips, Gries is shown mocking Asian accents, saying a fellow contestant should "shut up and go make some rice" and claiming that, in the matter of who will get house MVP, "no one will vote for whoever that queer puts up," referring to openly gay housemate Andy.
(Patrick Kevin Day in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Set in a fictional Eastern European country (actually played by Ireland, with the telltale brogue seeping into many of the character accents), “Kill Ratio” is a laughably inept political thriller that would have been right at home on the USA Network lineup circa 1990.
(Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

The show-off soundtrack, the roving accents, the clunky exposition – there were plenty of reasons to give up on Peaky Blinders (BBC2) during its first series, but this stylish, flawed drama still built up enough of a following to justify a second series, which began last night.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

In the next two episodes of the second season of "Road Trip with G. Garvin" on the Cooking Channel, the star of the series, former L.A. chef G. (Gerry) Garvin (Reign, Kass Bah, Morton’s and his own G. Garvin’s) will be showing off a handful of Los Angeles area restaurants with Southern roots or accents.
(S. Irene Virbila in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

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