Make a list of items that are referred to differently in British and American English, for example, 'lift' (BE) 'elevator' (AmE). - English Elective - NCERT

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Short Note

Make a list of items that are referred to differently in British and American English, for example, 'lift' (BE) 'elevator' (AmE).

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Solution

Few words which are spelled differently in British and American English are:

  1. Barrister (BE) : Attorney (AE)

  2. The cinema (BE) : The movies (AE)

  3. Flat (BE) : Apartment (AE)

  4. Holiday (BE) : Vacation (AE)

  5. Lavatory (BE) : Bathroom (AE)

  6. Lift (BE) : Elevator (AE)

  7. Favour (BE) : Favor (AE)

  8. Wardrobe (BE) : Dresser (AE)

  9. Barrister (BE) : Lawyer (AE)

  10. Windscreen (BE) : Wind shield (AE)

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NCERT Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words
Chapter 1.6 The Third and Final Continent
Language Work | Q 4 | Page 84
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