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brogue

brogue

brogue Sentence Examples

  • "Burke," he says, describing a dinner party at Lord Fitzwilliam's in 1793, "has now got such a train after him as would sink anybody but himself: his son, who is quite nauseated by all mankind; his brother, who is liked better than his son, but is rather oppressive with animal spirits and brogue; and his cousin, William Burke, who is just returned unexpectedly from India, as much ruined as when he went years ago, and who is a fresh charge on any prospects of power Burke may ever have.

  • Don't be fooled by his unkempt appearance, benign expression and softly spoken Irish brogue.

  • In particular one of the boys has a strong Irish brogue, and another has an equally strong west Hampshire accent.

  • But first, surprisingly, he asked, " What er ya crying about, " in an Irish brogue.

  • His nice, warm speech is delivered in his rarely heard thick Scottish brogue.

  • It was blowing a hooligan, and despite the CSgt PW's barking welsh brogue, nothing could be heard over the howling gale.

  • The latter is no separate dialect at all, but a mere brogue or jargon, the medium of intercourse between illiterate natives and Europeans too indolent to apply themselves to the acquisition of the language of the people; its vocabulary is made up of Malay words, with a conventional admixture of words from other languages; and it varies, not only in different localities, but also in proportion to the individual speaker's acquaintance with Malay proper.

  • "Burke," he says, describing a dinner party at Lord Fitzwilliam's in 1793, "has now got such a train after him as would sink anybody but himself: his son, who is quite nauseated by all mankind; his brother, who is liked better than his son, but is rather oppressive with animal spirits and brogue; and his cousin, William Burke, who is just returned unexpectedly from India, as much ruined as when he went years ago, and who is a fresh charge on any prospects of power Burke may ever have.

  • Designed in collaboration with Joy & Alexandre Herchcvitch, the shoes look every bit true to their brogue inspiration, complete with perforated dots, laces and a dainty shape.

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