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FOOD

ENGLAND

USA

BISCUIT COOKIES / CRACKER
CHIPS FRENCH-FRIES
CRISPS POTATO CHIPS
PORRIDGE OATMEAL
WHOLEMEAL BREAD WHOLEWHEAT BREAD
SCONE BISCUIT (baking powder)
SORBET SHERBET
SWEETS CANDY
COURGETTE ZUCCHINI
MAIZE CORN
TO GRILL TO BROIL

 

HOUSE

ENGLAND

USA

SEMIDETACHED HOUSE DUPLEX
PAVEMENT SIDEWALK
GARDEN (around the house) YARD
TOILET / LAVATORY / LOO BATHROOM / RESTROOM
DUST / RUBBISH-BIN TRASH-CAN / BIN
FIRST FLOOR SECOND FLOOR
FLAT APARTMENT
GROUND FLOOR FIRST FLOOR
LIFT ELEVATOR
POST-BOX MAIL-BOX
RUBBISH GARBAGE / TRASH
GALLERY BALCONY
TAP FAUCET
CURTAINS DRAPES
WASHBASIN WASHBOWL

 

CLOTHES

ENGLAND

USA

(A woman's) HANDBAG PURSE
DINNER JACKET TUXEDO
KNICKERS / PANTS PANTIES (for women)
PANTS UNDERPANTS (for men)
TROUSERS PANTS
PANTY HOSE TIGHTS
VEST UNDERSHIRT
WAISTCOAT VEST
WALKING STICK CANE
BRACES SUSPENDERS
BOWLER (HAT) DERBY (HAT)
TRAINERS SNEAKERS
WINDCHEATER WINDBREAKER
ZIP ZIPPER
NAPPY DIAPER

 

TRANSPORTATION

ENGLAND

USA

LORRY TRUCK
ENGINE LOCOMOTIVE
PASSENGER CARRIAGE PASSENGER COACH / CAR
TRAM STREETCAR
A SMALL TRUCK PICKUP
JUGGERNAUT BIG (MOTHER) TRUCK / SEMI (TRAILER)
AEROPLANE AIRPLANE
UNDERGROUND TRAIN SUBWAY
GOODS TRAIN FREIGHT TRAIN
PRAM BABY CARRIAGE

 

CAR / AUTOMOBILE

ENGLAND

USA

CAR CAR / AUTOMOBILE
BONNET HOOD
ENGINE MOTOR
HOOD TRUNK
TYRE TIRE
WINDSCREEN WINDSHIELD
WING FENDER
ESTATE CAR STATION WAGON
SALOON SEDAN
WING MIRROR SIDE MIRROR
SUN ROOF SLIDING ROOF
NUMBER PLATE LICENSE PLATE
REVERSING LIGHT BACK-UP LIGHT
REAR LIGHT TAILLIGHT
INDICATOR BLINKER
GEAR LEVER / GEAR STICK STICK SHIFT
ACCELERATOR PEDAL GAS PEDAL
PETROL GAS(OLINE)
TO FILL UP TO GAS UP
FILLING STATION GAS STATION

 

TRAVEL(L)ING

ENGLAND

USA

(BANK) NOTE BILL
BILL (in a restaurant) CHECK
CHEQUE CHECK
ECONOMY / TOURIST CLASS COACH (Seat on plane/ train)
HOLIDAY VACATION
LUGGAGE BAGGAGE
SINGLE TICKET ONE-WAY TICKET
RETURN TICKET ROUND-TRIP
REVERSE THE CHARGES (Tel.) CALL COLLECT
RAILWAY RAILROAD

 

TOWN

ENGLAND

USA

CITY CENTRE DOWNTOWN
CAR PARK PARKING LOT
CROSSWALK PEDESTRIAN / ZEBRA CROSSING
PAVEMENT SIDEWALK
CURB(stones) KERB
ROUNDABOUT ROTARY / TRAFFIC CIRCLE
HIGH STREET MAIN STREET
DUAL CARRIAGEWAY DIVIDED HIGHWAY
MOTORWAY SUPERHIGHWAY
SPEEDWAY / FREEWAY
TOLL MOTORWAY TURNPIKE
LEVEL CROSSING GRADE CROSSING
SLIP ROAD ON / OFF RAMP
ENTRANCE EXIT RAMP
ACCESS ROAD ACCESS / FEEDER ROAD
OVERBRIDGE / FLYOVER OVERPASS
RING ROAD BELTWAY

 

SCHOOL

ENGLAND

USA

NURSERY SCHOOL KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL
PRIMARY SCHOOL ELEMENTARY / GRADE
GRAMMAR SCHOOL
SECONDARY / GRAMMAR SCHOOL HIGH (School) / SECONDARY SCHOOL
PUBLIC SCHOOL PRIVATE SCHOOL
STATE SCHOOL PUBLIC SCHOOL
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (For 1st degree only)
UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY (For all degrees)
HEAD TEACHER PRINCIPAL
TO REVISE TO REVIEW
NOTICE BOARD BULLETIN BORAD

 

SPORTS

ENGLAND

USA

AMERICAN FOOTBALL FOOTBALL
FOOTBALL SOCCER
FOOTBALL FIELD SOCCER PITCH
LONG JUMP BROAD JUMP
NIL ZERO

 

SHOPS & SERVICES

ENGLAND

USA

(Large) SHOP STORE
SHOPPING CENTER
ARCADE / MALL
SHOPPING MALL
SHOPPING CART SHOPPING TROLLEY
SHOPPING BAG CARRIER BAG
SELL-BY DATE PULL-BY DATE
CHEMIST'S (Shop) DRUGSTORE / PHARMACY
LAUNDERETTE LAUNDERETTE / LAUNDROMAT
GREENGROCER GROCER
TAKEAWAY (The meal) TAKEOUT (A meal to go)
CURRENT ACCOUNT CHECKING ACCOUNT (At the bank)
TRAFFIC POLICE STATE HIGHWAY PATROL
DIRECTORY ENQUIRIES INFORMATION
CASUAL DEPARTMENT (A&E) EMERGENCY ROOM (ER)
CINEMA MOVIE THEATER
INLAND REVENUE INTERNAL REVENUE

 

JOBS

ENGLAND

USA

SECRETARY OF STATE FOREIGN SECRETARY
MINISTER OF TRADE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE
MANAGING DIRECTOR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)
SHOP ASSISTANT SALESCLERK
POSTMAN MAILMAN / POSTMAN
REMOVAL MAN MOVING MAN
GIRL GUIDE GIRL SCOUT
ESTATE AGENT REAL-ESTATE AGENT
DUST(BIN)MAN GARBAGE COLLECTOR /
SANITATION ENGINEER
MUM(MY) MOM(MY)

 

MISCELLANEOUS

ENGLAND

USA

ANTICLOCKWISE COUNTERCLOCKWISE
AUTUMN FALL / AUTUMN
DUMMY PACIFIER
DRAUGHTS CHECKERS
FLANNEL WASHCLOTH / WASHRAG
FLASHLIGHT TORCH
FORTNIGHT TWO WEEKS
HOARDING BILLBOARD
KITCHEN TOWEL PAPER TOWEL
LIFT ELEVATOR
LUGGAGE BAGGAGE
(PAY)RISE (PAY)RAISE
RUMMAGE SALE JUMBLE SALE
SLEDGE SLED
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