Q. Match the words in American English with their British equivalents in the following table:

American English

British English

a.  Cookies

1.  Lift

b.  Apartment

2.  Chips

c.  candy

3.  Handbags

d.  Drapes

4.  undershirt

e.  Elevator

5.  Rubber

f.  Eraser

6.  Rubbish

g.  Faucet

7.  Sweets

h.  Flashlight

8.  Biscuits

i.  French fries

9.  Tap

j.  Garbage

10.   flat

k.  Purse

11.  Torch

l.  Vest

12.  curtains

Answers:

a. Cookies – 8. Biscuits
b. Apartment – 10. Flat
c. Candy – 7. Sweets
d. Drapes – 12. Curtains
e. Elevator – 1. Lift
f. Eraser – 5. Rubber
g. Faucet – 9. Tap
h. Flashlight – 11. Torch
i. French fries – 2. Chips
j. Garbage – 6. Rubbish
k. Purse – 3. Handbag
l. Vest – 4. Undershirt