Language Quiz / British vs. American English

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Can you name the words that have different meanings in the U.K. and the U.S.?

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British MeaningWordAmerican Meaning
To rambleTo equivocate
Large, open tentSign over an entrance
To criticiseList of candidates
Poorly organizedFeisty, determined
HikerRanch house
FriendSpouse
SweaterDress worn over a blouse
GarterBraces
DaycareNativity scene
Granola barPancake
Living roomBar
Young womanRude gesture
AdministrationState
French friesCrisps
PacifierDuvet
British MeaningWordAmerican Meaning
Wheat or oatsMaize
To dim headlightsTo use smokeless tobacco
Mardi GrasTraveling fair
CartTram
YardVegetable patch
Picnic basketLaundry basket
Writing deskChest of drawers
SidewalkRoad surface
LawyerSalesman
ExcellentTo earn high marks
To broilTo barbecue
UndershirtWaistcoat
EraserCondom
DiaperKinky
MachinistTrain operator

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