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Questions with the adjective American

5 examples:

How do you keep war accountable to the American people when war becomes invisible and virtual?
(Michael Ignatieff)

Why should you ask blood be spilled for a cause that is not in the interest of the American people?
(Wally Herger)

Is the patience of the American people that long suffering? Is there no outrage left in the country?
(Andrew Greeley)

Aren't these two men friends and colleagues, fellow fighters for truth, justice and the American way?
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

But how much do you really know about the Central American country with a population of less than Scotland’s?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Sentences with the adjective American

100 examples:

I met an American girl.

John is an American boy.

You are an American boy.

Steve is an American name.

This is the American way of life.

I like American movies very much.

He's married to an American woman.

Lord Ashburton had an American wife.

Certain values make people American.

He seems to be a typical American boy.

The American boy spoke broken Japanese.

The war had united the American people.

That American movie was a great success.

Iran balks at release of American woman.

There's an American girl who wants to see you.

I graduated from an American school in France.

The American people elected Mr Clinton President.

I know an American girl who speaks Japanese very well.

Tom likes American movies, but Mary likes European movies.

The American people would say: "I am walking, not reading".

With an American father and a French mother, she is bilingual.

To Japanese, an American baby sleeping by himself seems lonely.

I didn't think the American people would reelect George W. Bush.

This book will give you a clear idea of the American way of life.

The President's speech brought about a change in the American people.

An increasing number of American parents are opting to home-school their children.

Many American parents encourage their sons to play football to keep them away from drugs.

We're going to make sure that no one is taking advantage of the American people for their own short-term gain.

I am also proud to carry with me the goodwill of the American people, and a greeting of peace from Muslim communities in my country: assalaamu alaykum.

L.A. is my American city.
(Tom Ford)

I let the American people down.
(Richard Milhous Nixon)

The American people abhor a vacuum.
(Theodore Roosevelt)

It is the American way to reward ability.
(Judd Gregg)

A great American city is fighting for its life.
(Marc Morial)

The chief business of the American people is business.
(Calvin Coolidge in speech in Washington, )

You can't jam change down the American people's throat.
(Dennis Hastert)

The American people fear there is some gouging going on.
(Richard Shelby)

The American people must not buy into the Democrat rhetoric.
(Virginia Foxx)

If the American people don't love me, their descendants will.
(Lyndon B. Johnson)

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
(Walter Wager)

The great American game should be an unrelenting war of nerves.
(Ty Cobb)

But the deep desire for peace remained with the American people.
(Paul Robeson)

I like America, and I think probably the American people like me.
(Fernando Alonso)

I'm not a very good advertisement for the American school system.
(David Brinkley)

It has been said that on screen I personified the American woman.
(Joan Crawford)

What is important is that you're honest with the American people.
(Jon Huntsman, Jr.)

I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game.
(Walt Whitman)

Public servants are paid to serve the American people. Do it well.
(Donald Rumsfeld)

We feel an enormous sense of gratitude towards the American people.
(Jean-Pierre Raffarin)

I am not for raising taxes on the American people in a soft economy.
(John Boehner)

The American people... want change. They want big ideas, big reform.
(Rahm Emanuel)

For decades the American people have had an addiction to oil and gas.
(Lee H. Hamilton)

I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people.
(Franklin D. Roosevelt)

Washburn's an old American name, but this one was assembled overseas.
(John Fogerty)

We don't start a job that we can't finish... that's the American way.
(Paul Wolfowitz)

Crime and the fear of crime have permeated the fabric of American life.
(Warren E. Burger)

The American boy starts swinging the bat about as soon as he can lift one.
(Tris Speaker)

The Korean war has always been an unpopular war among the American people.
(Paul Robeson)

Let's just say, the American school of suburban angst is not my cup of tea.
(Katherine Dunn)

The actual God of many Americans... is simply the current of American life.
(C.H. Cooley)

The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has.
(Will Rogers in Illiterate Digest ,1924 (Helping the Girls with their Income Taxes))

At the same time, I would add that the American people have a lot of courage.
(Tadao Ando)

I do not believe the American people are going to confuse hatred for passion.
(Ed Gillespie)

The threat of terrorism is not stronger than the will of the American people.
(Chaka Fattah)

The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive.
(Betty Friedan)

Television is now the dominant factor in the lives of too many American children.
(Paul Weyrich)

The American people are being victimized more than any free market would warrant.
(Gordon Smith)

The American people may not be the best-educated, but they're very wise at heart.
(Norman Lear)

Yes, I did feel a special responsibility to be the first American woman in space.
(Sally Ride)

I don't think the American people, if you look historically, elect angry candidates.
(Ken Mehlman)

The American people have been denied important information for their own protection.
(Bob Graham)

The greatest public health threat for many American women is the men they live with.
(Anna Quindlen)

Healthy disagreement, debate, leading to compromise has always been the American way.
(Donald L. Carcieri)

My goal is to make as many films as possible about different aspects of American life.
(Frederick Wiseman)

The American people have decided that it was a mistake to choose to go to war in Iraq.
(Raul Grijalva)

The American people never carry an umbrella. They prepare to walk in eternal sunshine.
(Alfred E. Smith)

I was chased through a chateau in the Loire Valley by a bunch of American school girls.
(David Hyde Pierce)

The American people do not begrudge anyone his or her power until they start abusing it.
(Chris Bell)

We are telling the American people to have patience, courage, resolve and determination.
(Muammar al Gaddafi)

The American people are tired of liars and people who pretend to be something they're not.
(Hillary Clinton)

Yeah, I think that's sort of the American way. And it's also the Polish way, it turns out.
(Bill Murray)

I didn't spend a lot of time on national security the American people will be glad to know.
(Paul Begala)

I think the American people, understandably, have sort of lost faith in the United Nations.
(Cliff Stearns)

I think the American people should express their preferences, and we'll accept their choice.
(Vladimir Putin)

Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object.
(Laurence J. Peter)

Thus, biologically speaking the American people are literally only half an immigrant people.
(Samuel P. Huntington)

I always wrote; my first story was published in the magazine The American Girl when I was 11.
(Sara Paretsky)

The American people expect and deserve a government that works and leaders who work together.
(Bill Frist)

We have the American people properly concerned about the future of our country and the world.
(Hamilton Jordan)

I don't think we should do anything that should make the people hate the American people more.
(Ziggy Marley)

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun.
(Jim Bishop)

They were a group of two dozen nurses completely surrounded by 100,000 unattached American men.
(James A. Michener)

If we invest in the American people, the American people always bring this Nation a good return.
(Blanche Lincoln)

The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make.
(Dan Quayle)

It isn't the oceans which cut us off from the world - it's the American way of looking at things.
(Henry Miller)

Our gratitude to the American people is immense and we should never be embarrassed to express it.
(Jalal Talabani)

We think there's a huge opportunity in smaller vehicles. Smaller vehicles done in an American way.
(Freeman Thomas)

I believe that our message of rebuilding America is one that will resonate with the American people.
(Carol Moseley Braun)

It seems to me the American people never really forgave the Democrats for being right about Vietnam.
(Paul Begala)

Which is truly the American Way.
(Forbes - Business, )

Question with the comparative degree of the adjective American

1 example:

What could be more American than blue jeans?
(The Independent - Fashion, )

Sentences with the comparative degree of the adjective American

5 examples:

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
(Gloria Steinem)

The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness.
(F. Scott Fitzgerald)

Trucks don’t get more American than this.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

Even its ownership is more American than British.
(The Independent - Business, )

It is the first team sport that most American kids play.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Sentence with the relative superlative degree of the adjective American

1 example:

Super Bowl Sunday is the most American of American holidays.
(The Independent - World News, )

Sentence with the absolute superlative degree of the adjective American

1 example:

I am waiting for them to prove that God is really American.
(Lawrence Ferlinghetti)

Questions with the equality degree of the adjective American

2 examples:

It's becoming a summer tradition as American as baseball, apple pie and ... chainsaws?
(NBC Today, )

Blue jeans are about as American as apple pie, but what are those little metal studs on denim actually for?
(NBC Today, )

Sentences with the equality degree of the adjective American

5 examples:

I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie.
(H. Rap Brown)

I've always loved movies about con men. I think con men are as American as apple pie.
(Bill Paxton)

Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers, and cheating on your income tax.
(Mike Royko)

Tolerance is the value that was selected to put on here, and tolerance is as American as apple pie.
(Jay Inslee)

Main Street is as American as baseball and apple pie.
(Fox News - Travel, )

Questions with the noun American

6 examples:

Is your coworker an American?

Is there anybody who's not an American?

How can you tell an Englishman from an American?

Can you tell the difference between an American and a Canadian?

But the United States did not keep its word. Is an American's word reliable these days?
(Nguyen Van Thieu)

That is probably just as well, given that the American appears to be well aware that she will be passing another milestone next week. “Oh, I don’t celebrate birthdays,” Williams said when asked about her forthcoming 33rd. “No one should after a certain age, right?
(The Independent - Tennis, )

Sentences with the noun American

59 examples:

I am an American.

He is an American.

She is an American.

I'm not an American.

Lucy is an American.

He isn't an American.

He is not an American.

He must be an American.

She married an American.

I believe him an American.

I took her for an American.

I'd like to be an American.

We took him for an American.

She is married to an American.

We thought he was an American.

We mistook him for an American.

He's a Canadian, not an American.

He doesn't seem to be an American.

She doesn't seem to be an American.

He speaks as if he were an American.

One American was killed in the fight.

I am not an American. I am a Canadian.

I am Japanese, but you are an American.

It seems that everybody is an American.

I'm a 24-year-old American; I go by Steve.

The principal of our school is an American.

They exchanged Japanese money for American.

I know from his speech that he is not an American.

I understood from his accent that he was an American.

On his way home, Tom met a man he thought was an American.

On his way home, Tom met a man who he thought was an American.

Mariko's parents are strongly opposed to her marrying an American.

After the war, the diligence and the saving of the Japanese gave an impression which is strong in the American.

In the late eighteenth century, a passport for an American was usually signed by the President of the United States.

I am an American. I love this country.
(Paul Tsongas)

What a privilege it is to be an American!
(Thomas Starr King)

An American will go to hell for a bag of coffee.
(American proverb)

The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
(Herbert Croly)

No man surely has so short a memory as the American.
(Rebecca H. Davis)

The American is wholeheartedly for love and romance at any cost.
(Leslie Caron)

I was born an American I will live an American I shall die an American.
(Daniel Webster)

I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American.
(Daniel Webster)

To be an American is of itself almost a moral condition, an education, and a career.
(George Santayana)

The standardized American is largely a myth created not least by Americans themselves.
(Irwin Edman)

The Canadian spirit is cautious, observant and critical where the American is assertive.
(V.S. Pritchett)

New York - that unnatural city where every one is an exile, none more so than the American.
(Charlotte Perkins Gilman)

Any ballplayer that don't sign autographs for little kids ain't an American. He's a communist.
(Rogers Hornsby)

The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle.
(Alexis de Tocqueville)

Making sure that health care is affordable for every American. I think that is very, very important.
(Kendrick Meek)

Setzer is an American.
(Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

One American was counting.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

She's proud to be an American.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Coyotes have long inhabited the American West.
(Science Daily - News, )

The American is preparing for the BMW Championship.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The 28-year-old American will fight at short notice.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The financial situation of the average American is grim.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

From the primitive vehicles at the dawn of the American...
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

Hospital workers may be at high risk, but the average American is not.
(USA Today - National, )

I almost wrote "back home in Scotland," but Ferguson is an American...
(Robert Lloyd in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )


100 examples:

Is he American?

Are you American?

Are they American?

Is Tom an American too?

Are you American or French?

Where is the American embassy?

Isn't he an American gentleman?

Why did you buy an American car?

Where is an American restaurant?

Isn't he a young American student?

What's your favorite American beer?

Who's your favorite American actor?

Is American food popular here in Japan?

Excuse me. Where's the American Embassy?

Where is nearest American Express office?

Can you change this into American dollars?

What kind of American accent does Tom have?

How can I find the American Airlines counter?

Why do American parents praise their children?

How would you know an American from an Englishman?

Do you know where the nearest American Express office is?

Looking at his email address, would you say he's American?

Does this difference signal other aspects of the American cultural orientation?

What cultural differences did the author find in working with Dutch and American students?

How do the situations shown in the film illustrate possible differences and areas of possible cultural conflict between our culture and the American one?

Is there decency left in American politics?
(Byron Dorgan)

How long must the American community afford special treatment to blacks?
(Constance Baker Motley)

Is there a sharper commentary on American culture and the world than The Simpsons?
(Anthony Bourdain)

Why should American atrocities be merely unsettling, but a trip to Hanoi unconscionable?
(Tom Hayden)

Am I American enough?
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Can "American Idol" be saved?
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

"I'm often asked am I American?
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

What is "American football" again?
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

Should Ofsted get an American boss?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Have American jobs become less stable?
(Science Daily - News, )

But who is the American international?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Why is the American sports game so big?
(BBC News - World News, )

Want to write the Great American Novel?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Will Cuban talks change American baseball?
(BBC News - World News, )

What do American Pie's lyrics really mean?
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Is a Central American Spring on the cards?
(BBC News - World News, )

How science literate is the American public?
(Science Daily - News, )

Was American sniper Chris Kyle really a hero?
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Are British elections becoming more American?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Will more big American companies follow suit?
(CNN - World Business, )

And what does this mean for American investors?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Will bankruptcy cost American Apparel its cool?
(BBC News - World News, )

And even if it was, would it be truly American?
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Did American Idol's Top 13 rise to the occasion?
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

What does the future hold for American innovation?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Which American cities are under the greatest threat?
(Tech Times - Science, )

Why are American teens tempted to try an e-cigarette?
(UPI - Health News, )

What are the security implications for American users?
(ZDNet Government, )

How is climate change being taught in American schools?
(Science Daily - News, )

Will American shale gas see global energy prices tumble?
(BBC News - Business, )

Could American shale gas see global energy prices tumble?
(BBC News - Business, )

Can the rest of the world learn to love American football?
(CNN - World Sport, )

That leaves many American observers wondering: Why so long?
(CNBC, )

What happens during a typical American Thanksgiving dinner?
(BBC News - World News, )

What's really going on with the American staple: the burger?
(CNBC, )

Can American Pharoah pull off horse racing’s Triple Crown?
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

What does that say about American vs European weather modeling?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Will its distinctly American charms capture the Chinese market?
(BBC News - Business, )

Will Clay Aiken go from "American Idol" to American congressman?
(NBC Today, )

Which American cities are attracting the most college graduates?
(Forbes - Education, )

How many ways can you tell the story of the American Revolution?
(The New York Times - Travel, )

Is the American public ready to give up its age-old credit cards?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Did Anton really say 'awful' about Peter Andre's American Smooth?
(Katie Derham in The Telegraph - Culture, )

Curious about the Supreme reveal on "American Horror Story: Coven"?
(NBC News Entertainment, )

What is it that makes American authors excel at depicting marriage?
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

In what ways might Google epitomize the modern American corporation?
(Forbes - Business, )

Rugby, athletics, American Football and a future career in politics?
(BBC Sport, )

Want to get into a dogfight with Warren Buffett over American skies?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Is he an aggressive, paranoid, pathological liar or an American hero?
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

What’s the difference between a British leader and an American one?
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Is watching “The Walking Dead” seriously hurting American society?
(Fox News - Health, )

Might "American Idol's" slide into irrelevance be a boon for its talent?
(Mikael Wood in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Does this scent have more hints of Sharknado or the American Pie actress?
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

How to travel between two great American cities that sit 2000 miles apart?
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Is it possible to tell the story of American cinema through just 10 movies?
(Robbie Collin in The Telegraph - Culture, )

London and Paris are always top choices for American travelers, but Toronto?
(Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Deal and Travel Blogger in Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

Can street art fight gentrification, globalisation and the American influence?
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Which familiar American brands have made themselves a known name the world over?
(Forbes - Business, )

This stock has been riding the success of 'American Sniper.' Is it time to sell?
(CNBC, )

Is that AJ Maddah won't go quietly? Or could the American company still need him?
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

How did Thalidomide come so close to causing massive damage in American newborns?
(Tech Times - Health, )

Was Carl Jung, the Swiss psychologist, right about American men — a century ago?
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Is it that AJ Maddah won't go quietly? Or could the American company still need him?
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

Outlook Is American Airlines’ Doug Parker a chief executive we should be applauding?
(The Independent - Business, )

How do you address a wife you've been told has been corrupted by American imperialists?
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Some retired American workers are becoming Uber drivers to earn extra income. Need a ride?
(CNBC, )

What did American media make of Parliament's debate on the controversial would-be president?
(Griff Witte in The Independent - U.K. News, )

Was that a finely tuned algorithm conducting an online chat with an American Express customer?
(The New York Times - Business, )

How has 15-year-old CiCi Bellis captured American hearts and minds with her run at the US Open?
(BBC Sport - Tennis, )

What else is any self-respecting American going to put on a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich?
(The Independent - Business, )

Trivia question for whenever you meet an American in the boozer: what is the largest US brewer?
(The Independent - Business, )

Twenty years after his death, what do today's generation think of the American rapper's legacy?
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

What happens when American military action has neither public support nor congressional approval?
(Fox News - Politics, )

China shows off its new stealth fighter jet, but did it steal the design from an American company?
(CNN - Technology, )

Will the watch help change American health for the better or is the medical data stacked against it?
(Forbes - Technology, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

I am American.

He is American.

She is American.

Lucy is American.

You are American.

They look American.

They seem American.

Chen is not American.

I love American food.

I love American movies.

His mother is American.

Her mother is American.

He's a Jewish American.

I'm an American citizen.

I am an American singer.

She's a Jewish American.

Her husband is American.

I am an American student.

This student is American.

I am an American citizen.

It's an American company.

I saw an American musical.

They're probably American.

Sue is an American student.

Harry is an American actor.

Tom has an American accent.

I watched an American drama.

She is an American by birth.

She's an important American.

I have some American friends.

She is of American parentage.

Apple is an American company.

I represent an American firm.

I'm assuming you're American.

Mary gave me an American doll.

This is the American Embassy.

He became an American citizen.

American songs were on the air.

I like reading American novels.

American forces were withdrawn.

I'm studying the American drama.

I’m fancying an American firm.

That female student is American.

As far as I know, he is American.

I stayed with an American family.

He acquired American citizenship.

He works for an American company.

He spoke with an American accent.

I, as an American, admire Lincoln.

I'm crazy about American football.

It was dark in the American house.

That island is American territory.

I'm a big fan of American cooking.

He is an American to the backbone.

He's American through and through.

American workers began to protest.

He sent me some American magazines.

Muhammad Ali was an American boxer.

It was a big black American warship.

Mark Twain was an American novelist.

Henry James was an American by birth.

I have an American friend named Tony.

My name is Romanian; his is American.

The American Navy was ready to fight.

He is at home in American literature.

Frank Sinatra was an American singer.

Frank Zappa was an American musician.

This is an old type of American clock.

In American culture, speech is golden.

My American classes are more informal.

I visited American friends in Oakland.

He will be given American citizenship.

He is not an American but a Frenchman.

He has access to the American Embassy.

He'll be granted American citizenship.

Hundreds of ships left American ports.

The American troops held their ground.

Edward Sapir was an American linguist.

Jesse Owens was an American sportsman.

As an American, I find that offensive.

An American spoke to me at the station.

The American economy is in solid shape.

I prefer French films to American ones.

I am interested in American literature.

The American governement has shut down.

He is not an American but an Englishman.

He is American to the soles of his feet.

Kim Kardashian is Armenian and American.

Two American students live in this dorm.

Young Cubans watch a lot of American TV.

The American police are in blue uniforms.

He is a diplomat at the American Embassy.

He was a fresh face in American politics.

I am a great admirer of American culture.

Louis Armstrong was an American musician.

She married an American GI after the war.

I want to learn about American daily life.

She is American, but she lives in England.

Walt Whitman is my favorite American poet.

Several American presidents were murdered.

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