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english grammer world

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p_todaynew.gif (1315 bytes) When people say a word, there are some differences between British English and American English. For example, some people say a biscuit in British but some people say a cookie in America. Here are some words and these words have same meaning. And nowadays some people say both of them.

กก

British English

American English

biscuit

cookie

bonnet

hood

boot

trunk

carpark

parking lot

cross

sore

flat apartment
full stop period
furious mad
ground floor first floor
handbag purse
holidays vocation
lift elevator
mean stingy
motorway freeway
nasty mean
pavement sidewalk
petrol gas
post mail
public toielts rest room
return ticket round trip
rubbish trash, garbage
queue line up
saloon sedan
shop store
sweets candy
tap faucet
tick check
tights panty hose
timetable schedule
trousers pants
underground subway
vest undershirt
waistcoat vest
zip zipper

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