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 Contents
  Adressing in English
American - British differences
English irregular verbs
 
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  Files on other pages:
· 100 most common English words : see
German, Spanish, Portuguese
· English verbs into German: see
German
· Irregular English verbs into German: see German
· Irregular English verbs into Spanish: see
Spanish
· Jamaican Rasta Patois - Russian elementary dictionary : see
Russian
 
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      Addressing in English Status
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Various UK and US forms of address and abbreviations.
Forms that appear preceded by "Your" can be used with "Her"/"His" when not addressing directly.

Sample:
  senator (US) --- Your Honor  
   
                 
                 
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      American - British differences Status
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Usage and pronunciation differences between American and British English, with phonetic transcriptions where necessary. The following topics are covered: Misc, Basic words, Clothing, Food, Furniture, Jobs, Objects, Places, People, Transport.

The glossary includes some different types of hints. Terms labeled as "false friends" have a different meaning in the other variety of English. Words that are polysemic in one of the varieties are labeled "polysemous".

Sample:
  car /*[polysemous]*/ --- railway carriage /&/ van
auto /*[colloquial]*/ /&/ automobile /&/ vehicle --- car /*false friend*/
 
   
                 
                 
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      English irregular verbs Status
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This is a very comprehensive list of English irregular verbs (both British and American forms).

We have omitted composite verbs such as behold, countersink, gainsay, inlay, mis-, over-, partake, re-, sublet, type-, un-, under-, up- that follow the same patterns as their root verbs -- but excepting ambiguous cases: e.g. belay, forbear, input and overlie were included in this list.

We have also omitted all modal and auxiliary verbs: can, could, may, might, must, ought to, shall, should, will, would.

Sample:

  lie (on surface) --- lie (on surface), lay, lain
lie (to say a lie) --- lie (to say a lie), lied, lied
 
   
                 
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      IBM-PC English keyboard signs
compiled by Henzer Guo, released as Public Domain

This file contains a list of non-alphabetical characters present on English keyboards, along with their names.
   
                 
                 
   
     
   
    Updated: 2015 September 19
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