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1       adj   English means belonging or relating to England, or to its people or language. It is also often used to mean belonging or relating to Great Britain, although many people object to this.  
      The English are English people., n-plural   the N  
2       n-uncount   English is the language spoken by people who live in Great Britain and Ireland, the United States, Canada, Australia, and many other countries.  


English breakfast        ( English breakfasts    plural  ) An English breakfast is a breakfast consisting of cooked food such as bacon, eggs, sausages, and tomatoes. It also includes toast and tea or coffee.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  

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in American English, 'dirt' is what British people call 'soil' ('put some dirt in a plant pot'). In British English, dirt has the connotation of being dirty ('you've got some dirt on your shoe')

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