Asked By: Jack Wright Date: created: Aug 21 2021

Is Apartment British or American

Answered By: Cole Baker Date: created: Aug 24 2021

American and British English – Vocabulary – A – MAmerican EnglishBritish EnglishAapartment (flat: apartment with a single floor)flatBbaby carriage, baby buggy, stollerpram, pushchair122 more rows.

Asked By: Henry Scott Date: created: Sep 25 2021

Is pavement American or British

Answered By: Gabriel Bell Date: created: Sep 26 2021

British vs American VocabularyBritish English ↕American English ↕pavementsidewalkpet hatepet peevepetrolgas, gasolinePlough, theBig Dipper, the100 more rows

Asked By: Norman Young Date: created: Jan 01 2022

What do British call actual holidays

Answered By: Gavin Anderson Date: created: Jan 04 2022

British National Day is a proposed official national day for the United Kingdom and a celebration of Britishness. Currently the UK has no single official national day, although the Queen’s Official Birthday is used for this purpose in some contexts.

Asked By: Jesus Stewart Date: created: Aug 14 2021

Is Holiday American or British

Answered By: Elijah Howard Date: created: Aug 16 2021

In American English, a holiday is a special day like Christmas or Independence day, and a vacation is time off from work when you usually travel. But in British English, the word holiday is used for both these things.

Asked By: Herbert Henderson Date: created: Aug 02 2021

Why do the English say going to hospital

Answered By: Austin Brooks Date: created: Aug 04 2021

In England, when you say “He went to hospital” it means he was admitted as a patient. If you say “He went to the hospital” it means he didn’t go as a patient. Maybe he went to visit someone, or maybe he’s a doctor who works there.

Asked By: Patrick Rivera Date: created: Oct 11 2020

Do you say holiday or holidays

Answered By: Alex Powell Date: created: Oct 11 2020

It’s just a countable noun. In the West, especially the United States, people refer to the period around Christmas and New Year’s as “the holidays”. They may even be lumping Thanksgiving in there, as well. Holidays is the plural word of holiday.

Asked By: Jeremiah Wright Date: created: May 25 2021

Why is it called a holiday

Answered By: Joseph Jones Date: created: May 27 2021

The word holiday comes from the Old English word hāligdæg (hālig “holy” + dæg “day”). The word originally referred only to special religious days. … In North America, it means any dedicated day or period of celebration.

Asked By: Justin Lewis Date: created: Feb 12 2021

Who has most public holidays in Europe

Answered By: Ronald Jenkins Date: created: Feb 13 2021

AustriaAustria has among the highest number of public holidays in Europe with 13 days annually.

Asked By: Jayden Hughes Date: created: Jan 01 2022

Why do Brits call vacation holidays

Answered By: Wallace Simmons Date: created: Jan 04 2022

Vacation comes from the French vacances (in French the word is always plural) whereas British English uses a word that derives from Holy Day. Americans use “holiday” to mean an officially recognized day of significance, whether religious or not: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Independence Day (!!), etc.

Asked By: Owen Sanders Date: created: May 02 2021

Do they say vacation in the UK

Answered By: Alan Wilson Date: created: May 05 2021

Vacation isn’t used much in British English, except to refer to a period of time when a university is closed, but holiday is used in American English, where it means a national, legal day off, like Thanksgiving or Independence Day. So, if you’re in America, it’s possible to have a holiday during a vacation.

Asked By: Colin Butler Date: created: Dec 01 2020

Which country in Europe has the least public holidays

Answered By: Douglas Garcia Date: created: Dec 01 2020

UK workers have the lowest number of public holidays in Western Europe, according to a new study. The eight days public holiday received by employees in this country is also the second lowest amount in the world behind Mexico.

Asked By: Raymond Lee Date: created: Nov 04 2020

Why don t Brits use the word the

Answered By: Horace Moore Date: created: Nov 07 2020

It is not necessary to say “go to the hospital” or “go on the holiday”, when talking in a general sense. Use of the word ‘the’, means that the sentence is in a particular sense. A reference to one, particular example. “go to the hospital” will mean going to one, particular hospital.

Asked By: Martin Johnson Date: created: Sep 03 2021

What are holidays called in Europe

Answered By: Peter Adams Date: created: Sep 05 2021

7 National holidays in EuropeSt. Patrick’s Day, Ireland: March 17.King’s Day, Netherlands: April 27.Vappu, Finland: April 30 to May 1.St John’s Day, Norway: June 23.Bastille Day, France: July 14.Belgian National Day, Belgium: July 21.San Gennaro Feast Day, Italy: September 10.Jan 16, 2020

Asked By: Ryan Phillips Date: created: Oct 14 2021

Do Brits call Christmas a holiday

Answered By: Gilbert Campbell Date: created: Oct 14 2021

The word Christmas is no exception; some Brits will informally call it Chrimbo. In Britain (and several Commonwealth countries), Boxing Day is the day following Christmas which serves nowadays as a bank/public holiday.

Asked By: Isaac Morgan Date: created: Jul 07 2021

Which country has the least national holidays

Answered By: Morgan Bailey Date: created: Jul 10 2021

NorwayNorway and has the lowest in the world with only two paid public holidays. Workers in the most European countries enjoy 10-14 paid public holidays a year.

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