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‘Don’t expect an English cup of tea’—how does this phrase bring out the contrast between the English and American attitudes? - English Elective - NCERT

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‘Don’t expect an English cup of tea’—how does this phrase bring out the contrast between English and American attitudes?

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Solution

Britishers are supposedly more polite and hospitable to their guests as compared to Americans. The pace in which the lives of Americans rush is quite different and, in fact, faster than people residing in Britain. The feeling of competition is so immense that ‘Everybody feels he must get to the top.'

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NCERT Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words
Chapter 1.6 The Third and Final Continent
Language Work | Q 1 | Page 84
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