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December 15, 2015 at 05:00 PM EST

Jennifer Lawrence was born in Kentucky, but years spent being living away from her home state have left Lawrence without a significant Southern accent. Not that she doesn’t fear having it return.

Speaking to Stephen Colbert on Monday night, Lawrence revealed one of her recent nightmares dealt with her Kentucky roots.

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“I had a dream the other night that I had a Southern accent, and I couldn’t get out of it. I was on set, and I was like, ‘I can’t get out of my accent, I don’t know why,'” Lawrence said, affecting a thick Southern inflection for the last part of her quote. “My accent came back. Because I lost it when I was a teenager.”

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Asked by Colbert when her accent does return, Lawrence offered two scenarios: “I’m told by boyfriends when I’m yelling, and then probably maybe when I’m drinking,” she said. “But I don’t think I have one anymore.”

Watch the interview above. Lawrence will next be seen in Joy, out on Dec. 25.

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