Comparison of American and British English in a List Pdf

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Comparison of American and British English!

Here is a useful list of comparisons between different vocabulary words and Phrases that are used in British and American English separately.

What is the Difference between British and American Grammar?

British English mostly follows an informal manner of speech i.e. ‘Shall’, while Americans English favor the informal manner of speech i.e. ‘Will’.

What is the Difference between British and American Pronunciation?

There is a lot of difference in American and British pronunciation: The most basic difference between the American (GA) and the British (GB) is the omission of alphabet ‘r’ in british standard, the rule is that you only pronounce alphabet ‘r’ if there is a vowel sound after it, so we don’t say it in PARK /pɑːk/, HORSE /hɔːs/ or FURTHER /ˈfɜːðə/.

Comparison of American and British English Vocabulary

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British EnglishAmerican English
Eggy Bread(Fried) French Toast
Crisps(Potato) Chips
A MarkA grade, Point
A Full StopA Period
RasherA Slice of Bacon
AeroplaneAirplane
Pocket MoneyAllowance
An Exclamation MarkAn Exclamation Point
Block of FlatsApartment Building, Apartment House
StarterAppetizer
RocketArugula
SolicitorAttorney at Law
PramBaby Carriage
Dummy ForBaby Pacifier
RucksackBackpack
PlasterBand-Aid
Dressing GownBath Rope
BathBath Tub
Swimming CostumeBathing Suit
Dressing GownBathrobe
LooBathroom, Restroom
BeetrootBeet
PepperBell Pepper
SconeBiscuit
IndicatorBlinker (Turn signal)
RubberBoot
WellingtonBoots, Wellies
Square BracketsBrackets
Mid – Morning MealBrunch
MateBuddy
TinCan
SweetsCandy
Mobile PhoneCell Phone
DraughtsCheckers
CorianderCilantro
ModuleClass
Clothes pegClothespin
Icing SugarConfectioner’s Sugar
BiscuitCookie

Also Check: List of Irregular verbs

MaizeCorn
CandyflossCotton Candy
Anti ClockwiseCounter-Clockwise
SemolinaCream of Wheat, Manna
Zebra CrossingCross Walk
Lollipop Man/LadyCrossing Guard
Fairy CakeCup Cake
Curly BracketsCurly Braces
Bureau De ChangeCurrency Exchange
PuddingDessert
DiversionDetour
NappyDiaper
Tea Towel/ Tea ClothDish Towel
Dual CarriagewayDivided Highway
Driving LicenceDriver’s License
Chemist’s ShopDrugstore
Chemist’sDrugstore/ Pharmacy
AubergineEggplant
Primary SchoolElementary School
RubberEraser
DearExpensive
(Academic) StaffFaculty
AutumnFall
Autumn TermFall Semester
Bum BagFanny Pack
PitchField
Fire BrigadeFire Department
Fire EngineFire Truck
Food, Grub, NoshFood
MotorwayFreeway, Highway
ChipsFrench Fries
FlanFruit Pie
ProfessorFull Professor
Car Boot SaleGarage Sale
RubbishGarbage (Trash)
Dustbin ManGarbage Collector
DustmanGarbage man
RubbishGarbage, Trash
PetrolGas, Gasoline
Gear LeverGear Shift
Girl, LassGirl
Level CrossingGrade Crossing
MuesliGranola
Runner BeansGreen Beans, String Beans
Spring OnionsGreen Onions
Toasted Cheese (Sandwich)Grilled Cheese
Minced MeatGround Meat
ChapGuy
PlimsollsGym Shoes
GammonHam
BonnetHat
College High SchoolHigh School
BonnetHood
School DinnerHot Lunch
CrossroadsIntersection, crossroads
CaretakerJanitor
SquashJuice Concentrate
LadybirdLadybug
SolicitorLawyer, Attorney
Number plateLicense Plate
Broad BeanLima Bean
QueueLine
Smoked SalmonLox
PostMail
PostmanMailman
High StreetMain Street
MathsMath
Black TreacleMolasses
Mum, MummyMom, Mommy, Ma
  
MotorbikeMotorcycle
FilmMovie
CinemaMovie Theater
Silencer (car)Muffler
ServietteNapkin
Self- CateringNo Meals Included
Nil (Sport)Nothing, Zero
PorridgeOatmeal
BungalowOne Story House
A single ticketOne way ticket
Open Day/ EveningOpen House
DungareesOveralls

Also Check: List of Suffixes a to z

FlyoverOverpass
Dummy for BabyPacifier
ParcelPackage
PyjamasPajamas
TrousersPants
Round BracketsParentheses
Car parkParking lot
Road SurfacePavement
Full StopPeriod
Pet HatePet Peeve
Phone BoxPhone Booth
GherkinPickle
SpotPimple
DrawingPin- Thumbtack
JugPitcher
Cling FilmPlastic Wrap
PolicemanPolice Officer
Ice lollyPopsicle
CrispsPotato Chips
HeadmasterPrincipal
InvigilateProctor
RailwayRailroad
CookerRange, Stove
Play, Break TimeRecess
Public ToiletRestroom
Curriculum Vitae/ CVResume
HenchRipped
Car Journey/ DriveRoad trip
RoadworksRoadwork
Packed LunchSach, Bag Lunch
Packed LunchSack Lunch
Sandwich, Butty, SarnieSandwich
PilchardsSardines
Sausage, BangerSausage
TimetableSchedule
SorbetSherbet
Bootlace, ShoelaceShoestring
TrolleyShopping Cart
Desiccated CoconutShredded Coconut
PavementSide Walk
SideboardsSideburns
CutlerySilverware
KipperSmoked Herring
TrainersSneakers
FootballSoccer
Fizzy DrinkSoda Pop
Sleeping Policeman, Speed BumpSpeedbump
PitchSports Field
Spring TermSpring Semester
MarrowSquash
Estate carStation Wagon
SellotapeSticky Tape, Scotch Tape
PowderedSugar
BracesSuspenders
Set of PointsSwitch
TakeawayTakeout
Staff RoomTeacher’s Lounge
CashierTeller
ExamTest
Noughts and CrossesTic Tac Toe
DrawTie
TyreTire
PlatformTrack
Roundabout (road)Traffic Circle
Traffic Jam, TailbackTraffic Jam
CaravanTrailer
GearboxTransmission
Bin/ Dust BinTrash Can
LorryTruck
Polo NeckTurtle Neck
TellyTV (Television)
Underwear, KnickersUnderwear, Panties
KitUniform
HolidayVacation
WaistcoatVest
TippexWhite Out
WindscreenWindshield
SpannerWrench
Jumble SaleYard Sale
ZedZee
PostcodeZipcode
ZipZipper
CourgetteZucchini

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