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American and British English: Differences in Vocabulary

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American and British English: Differences in Vocabulary

Сообщение автор ACE в Ср Янв 27, 2016 3:36 pm

American and British English: Differences in Vocabulary
There is an amazing variety of spelling, meaning, pronunciation, usage, and even punctuation in the English language among the many people who speak it. The two main forms of English are American English and British English. Here is a list of the most common vocabulary differences between American and British English.

US: antenna   UK: aerial

US: apartment/flat   UK: flat

US: apartment building   UK: block of flats

US: area code   UK: dialing code

US: ATM   UK: cashpoint

US: attorney   UK: barrister/solicitor

US: baby carriage   UK: pram

US: band-aid  UK: plaster

US: bathroom   UK: loo/ WC/ toilet

US: beet  UK: beetroot

US: buddy   UK: mate

US: busy (phone line)   UK: engaged

US: cafeteria   UK: canteen

US: can (of food)   UK: tin

US: candy   UK: sweets

US: check (rest.)/bill   UK: bill

US: chips   UK: crisps

US: clothes peg  UK: clothespin

US: cookie   UK: biscuit

US: corn   UK: maize

US: cotton candy   UK: candy floss

US: counter-clockwise   UK: anti-clockwise

US: crosswalk   UK: zebra crossing

US: dead end   UK: cul-de-sac

US: detour   UK: diversion

US: diaper   UK: nappy

US: divided highway   UK: dual carriageway

US: driver's license   UK: driving license

US: eggplant   UK: aubergine

US: fall/autumn   UK: autumn

US: first floor   UK: ground floor

US: flashlight   UK: torch

US: fries  UK: chips

US: game (sports)   UK: match

US: garbageman/garbage collector   UK: dustman/dustbin man

US: gearshift   UK: gear-lever

US: guy   UK: bloke

US: gas   UK: petrol

US: freeway/highway   UK: motorway

US: to honk   UK: to hoot/to honk

US: hood (car)  UK: bonnet

US: jello   UK: jelly

US: jelly   UK: jam

US: kerosene  UK: paraffin

US: laundromat   UK: laundrette

US: line   UK: queue

US: mail   UK: post

US: motor home   UK: caravan

US: movie theater   UK: cinema

US: muffler   UK: silencer

US: napkin   UK: serviette

US: one-way ticket   UK: single ticket

US: overpass   UK: flyover

US: pants   UK: trousers

US: pacifier   UK: dummy

US: parking lot   UK: car park

US: period   UK: full stop

US: pet peeve   UK: pet hate

US: pharmacy (or drugstore)   UK: chemist's shop

US: private school   UK: public school

US: real estate agent   UK: estate agent

US: red hair   UK: ginger hair (gaining popularity in the US)

US: to rent (a car)   UK: to hire (a car)

US: restroom   UK: public toilet

US: resume/CV   UK: CV

US: sedan (car)   UK: saloon

US: semi-trailer   UK: articulated lorry

US: shrimp   UK: prawn

US: sidewalk   UK: pavement

US: soccer   UK: football

US: station wagon   UK: estate car

US: store   UK: shop

US: tank top   UK: vest

US: thumbtack   UK: drawing pin

US: trailer   UK: carvan

US: trash/garbage can   UK: rubbish bin

US: truck   UK: lorry

US: trunk (car)   UK: boot

US: turn signal   UK: indicator

US: two weeks   UK: fortnight

US: vest   UK: waistcoat

US: windshield   UK: windscreen

US: zip code   UK: postcode

US: zucchini   UK: courgette

US: z (pron. "zee")  UK: z (pron. "zed")





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