put on an accent

подражать какому-либо акценту, говорить с нарочитым акцентом

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • put-on — put ,on1 adjective pretended, not real: a put on Russian accent put on put ,on 2 noun count usually singular INFORMAL an attempt to make someone believe something that is not true …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • accent — n. pronunciation 1) to affect, assume, imitate, put on; cultivate an accent 2) to speak with an accent 3) to get rid of an accent 4) a foreign; heavy, noticeable. pronounced, strong, thick; slight accent stress 5) to place, put the accent on (to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • accent — I UK [ˈæks(ə)nt] / US [ˈækˌsent] noun Word forms accent : singular accent plural accents ** 1) [countable] a way of saying words that shows what country, region, or social class someone comes from an upper class British accent Tom hasn t lost his …   English dictionary

  • accent — ac|cent1 [ æk,sent ] noun ** 1. ) count a way of saying words that shows what country, region, or social class someone comes from: a Brooklyn accent a strong accent: Tom hasn t lost his strong Irish accent. put on an accent: The kids all put on a …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • put-on — I UK / US adjective pretended, not real a put on Russian accent II UK / US noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms put on : singular put on plural put ons mainly American informal an attempt to make someone believe something that is not… …   English dictionary

  • accent — 1. The noun is stressed on the first syllable and the verb (meaning ‘to lay stress on, to emphasize’ in various senses) on the second. 2. In general use, an accent is ‘individual, local, or national mode of pronunciation’, as in a Scottish accent …   Modern English usage

  • accent — [ak′sent΄; ] chiefly Brit [, ak′sənt; ] for v. [, ak′sent΄, ak sent′] n. [Fr < L accentus < ad , to + cantus, pp. of canere, to sing: a L rendering of Gr prosōidia (see PROSODY), orig. referring to the pitch scheme of Gr verse] 1. the… …   English World dictionary

  • put on — ► put on 1) present or provide (a play, service, etc.). 2) become heavier by (a specified amount). 3) assume (an expression, accent, etc.). Main Entry: ↑put …   English terms dictionary

  • accent — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ broad (esp. BrE), heavy, marked, pronounced, strong, thick ▪ She had a pronounced Southern accent. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • ACCENT Speakers Bureau — Infobox Chairman Chair = Andrew S. Guglielmo PrevChair = Steven Blank Address = 306 J. Wayne Reitz Union PO Box 118505 Gainesville, FL 32611 Phone = 352 392 1665 x306 Fax = 352 392 8072 EMail = accent@sg.ufl.edu website =… …   Wikipedia

  • accent — 1 noun (C) 1 the way someone pronounces the words of a language, showing which country or which part of a country they come from: Alex spoke Portuguese with a Brazilian accent. | strong/broad accent: a broad Irish accent compare dialect 2 the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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