She went to school speaking not a word of English, a small Puerto Rican girl scared out of her wits, and learned fast: learned accentless
English in record time, the sweet cadence of her mother's open-voweled words ironed out of her vocabulary, the edges flattened down, made crisp, the curls and flourishes removed.
We obviously do not really know a composition by heart, until we attach no sense to the words; the recitation of what is thus known by heart therefore automatically becomes accentless
With her cold-blooded and sharp looks and accentless
but dull way of speaking, she is much different from the first Esther who displayed her feelings with her mimics and speech.
I've heard just enough now to pick up the accentless
absence of all emotion in his voice.
Asked how posh she is in real life, she replied: "The weird thing is, as a forces kid, you're classless and accentless
73) This assumption of neutrality for the accentless
American voice registers an increasing expectation of convincing American accents, even from European actors.
Chen Zunfa, a former reporter for a Chinese newspaper in Rangoon, escaped being killed because he spoke fluent and accentless
Burmese and wore local dress.
has its own checkered immigrant history, it no longer strikes most Americans as odd to hear someone from an unlikely background speaking accentless
My London-born wife Pip likes to consider herself accentless
She was always ready with a "Good morning" and a "Thank you, driver", her precise, almost accentless
English and her faraway look were refreshing.
If Standard American English--the sound of the Great American Nowhere, the accentless
speech of network news broadcasters--is that norm, then the sound pattern of my childhood New York speech was pretty close to a foreign accent.
Gursky has often been seen as presenting a sort of accentless
critique of mass consumer society--one of his most famous images is called 99 Cent, which renders as an aestheticized grid the seemingly endless shelves of brashly packaged consumer goods in a 99 cent store.