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make American in character

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become American in character

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The psychometric properties of the Americanized version of the GNDS are unknown.
Lee struggles with her young, more Americanized children who think Christmas is about who gets the most presents.
July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ZAP , pioneering the next generation of advanced transportation and energy technologies, announced today that it has fulfilled its commitment to the American Lung Association-Redwood Empire to donate half of the proceeds from its eBay auction for the first Smart Car Americanized by ZAP available to the public.
An amalgam of tap, ballroom, ballet, and postmodern dance, this adaptation of the yuletide classic--set to an Americanized Tchaikovsky score by Duke Ellington and others--features Parker's trademark rhythmic dancing, including his forays into the percussive possibilities of the pointe shoe.
She describes her book as "a first effort to explore the complicated manner in which the German encounter with the American military might have Americanized traditional assumptions about race" (234).
a survivor of the killing fields, who clashes with his rebellious Americanized (pot-smoking, unemployed) daughter.
One charter school helps parents better understand American education and what children are experiencing so parents don't feel bewildered by their Americanized children.
The new facility, which offers 225 full-service inbound and outbound seats, as well outsourced business process solutions, leverages the Americanized culture and English language proficiency for which the country is known.
In fact, arranged marriages are the norm for Hmong people, and this is one of the major conflicts in Americanized families: the girls don't want to be married so young (usually at about 15), and they certainly want to be free to choose their husbands--and perhaps their choice won't be a Hmong boy.
But it is a myth that globalization involves the imposition of Americanized uniformity, rather than an explosion of cultural exchange.
Janet Ward, a British historian based in Las Vegas, looked at how Berlin was being Americanized, pumped up into a consumer's paradise through tax breaks and loans, although nearly half the new shops on Friedrichstrasse are empty.
I found the first few episodes of Queer as Folk (which started as a traditionally short British series) fairly narrow in focus and Americanized to a degree that drained the show of much of the shock and profundity that had marked its progenitor.
Also, Alexander's use of Praisesong for the Widow is questionable because Avey Johnson is conflicted and Americanized.
Yet he Americanized the French connection, managing to find, amid the gilt of the Sun King's palace, a relatively Puritan space--a gallery stripped of its art.