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British to American / American to British

The two main differences between British and American English are in pronunciation and vocabulary. Of the vocabulary differences, the main differences are in content words such as nouns, verbs, and adjectives. The following tool has been created to help you look up and compare some of the most common differences in both forms.

Use the following drop-down list to find the American English equivalent of these British Expressions.

American to British

Use the following drop-down list to find the British English equivalent of these American English words.

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