DIALECT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DIALECT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
dialect
 n.  vocabulary that is for a specific group of people
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  No outlaw in this land uses the dialect in which thou hast spoken.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
2  His voice on the last words had fallen into the heavy broad drag of the dialect.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
3  perhaps also in mockery, because there had been no trace of dialect before.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
4  She looked at him, getting his meaning through the fog of the dialect.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
5  'Why,' he began, in the broad slow dialect.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
6  'You come then,' he said, using the intonation of the dialect.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
7  It puzzled her, his queer, persistent wanting her, when there was nothing between them, when he never really spoke to her, and in spite of herself she resented the dialect.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
8  She hated the dialect: the thee and the tha and the thysen.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
9  'Tha's got such a nice tail on thee,' he said, in the throaty caressive dialect.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 15
10  So furious was he that he was hardly articulate, and when he did speak it was in a much broader and more Western dialect than any which we had heard from him in the morning.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
11  When he was very much interested he often spoke quite broad Yorkshire though at other times he tried to modify his dialect so that Mary could better understand.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
12  It's like a native dialect in India.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
13  "I don't understand your Bornholmish dialect," said he at last, angrily, and turning his back upon them.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
14  I did; but they were uttered in the Romaic dialect.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
15  She meditated upon his gutter patois, the Boeotian dialect characteristic of Gopher Prairie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence:
1  The immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English.
2  As he told a story, he often imitated the players, speaking in flawless dialect.
3  It was difficult to understand the local dialect.
4  The proportion of the population still speaking the dialect is very small.
5  In China, for example, where a number of different dialects are spoken, the same character can be pronounced in myriad ways.
6  Ziad typically adopts the colloquialism of his generation and effectively captures village and mountain dialects as well.
7  A city is a whole world in miniature, and different groups maintain a group identity which can result in them maintaining different dialects.
8  The Creole language is really various dialects arranged on a continuum.