Saturday, 31 August 2013


     1. A man gave me this address. I met him on the train.
        The man _________________________________________________.
    2. These people work in the office. They are very friendly.
        The people _______________________________________________.
    3. Those are the shops. They don´t take credit cards.
        Those are ________________________________________________.
    4. A student came late. I borrowed her pen.
        The student _______________________________________________.
    5. You gave me an umbrella. I lost it.
         I lost ____________________________________________________.
    6. I slept in a bed. It was rather uncomfortable.
        The bed __________________________________________________.
    7. Everybody went to the party. They enjoyed it very much.
        Everybody ________________________________________________.
    8. The cup was on the table. I had tea in it.
        The cup __________________________________________________.
    9. I bought a computer. It was broken.
        The computer ______________________________________________.
  10. I´m looking for a woman. She is a computer designer.
        The woman ________________________________________________.
  11.  The man was English. I wanted to meet him.
         The man __________________________________________________.
  12. I saw a film. It was about the Second World War.
        The film ___________________________________________________.
  13. Tom had a dog. It was very unpleasant.
         The dog __________________________________________________.
  14. We saw the boy. His father was a writer.
         We saw __________________________________________________.
  15. I talked to a man. His wife had died the year before.
         I talked ___________________________________________________.
  16. The body belonged to an old man. It was found yesterday.
         The body _________________________________________________.                                                                      
  17. The flight was delayed. I wanted to travel on it.
  18. You bought the painting. I wanted it.
          I wanted _________________________________________________.
  19. This is the chair. My parents gave it to me.
          This is __________________________________________________.
  20. He´s the person. His car was stolen.
          He is ___________________________________________________.
  21. I borrowed some money from Mary. I lost it.
           I lost ___________________________________________________.
  22. This is the story of a man. His wife suddenly loses her memory.
           This is _________________________________________________.
  23. The form is on the shelf. You must fill in the form.
           The from _______________________________________________.
  24. The gambler is an Arab. He is losing one hundred pounds.
           The gambler ____________________________________________.
  25. The car was Susan´s. It was stolen yesterday.
           The car ________________________________________________.
  26. I went to see the doctor. He told me to rest for a few days.
          The doctor ______________________________________________.
  27. Susan Wright is married to a tycoon. He´s the owner of an oil company.
          The tycoon ______________________________________________.
  28. The man has been accused of murderer. The police arrested him.
          The man ________________________________________________.
  29. An architect gave me this address. I met him at the railway station.
           The architect ____________________________________________.
  30. He fell in love with Mary. She left him after a few weeks.
           He fell in love  ________________________________________________.
  31. This is Mars. It is the only planet where life is likely.        
          This is Mars ___________________________________________.
  32. The agency sent  Mary Johson. We didn´t like her.
          We didn´t like ____________________________________________.
  33. Boswell wrote a fine biography of Johnson. His own life was far from admirable.
          Boswell ____________________________________________.
  34. This is the man. I met him in Paris.
         This ___________________________________________________.
  35. Juan Carlos de Borbón lives here. He is the king of spain
        Juan Carlos ______________________________________________________.
  36. This is the hospital. I was born here.
         This __________________________________________________.
 37. She´s the woman. She telephoned the police.
       She is __________________________________________________.
  38. He´s the person. He wanted to buy your house.
        He ____________________________________________________.
  39. I  threw out  my computer. It never worked properly.
        I ____________________________________________________.
   40. This is the lion. It´s been ill recently.
        This ____________________________________________________.
  41. The man was badly injured. He was driving the car.
         The man ________________________________________________.
  42. The children broke my window. They live in the next street.
         The children _____________________________________________.
  43. That´s the woman. I was telling you about her.
         That´s __________________________________________________.
  44. Your mother wasn´t very polite. I spoke to her.
         Your mother ______________________________________________.
  45. The machine cost the least. It worked better than the others.
         The machine _____________________________________________.
  46. Some people hate animals. I don´t understand them.
         I don´t __________________________________________________.
  47. The stereo doesn´t work properly. I bought it last week.
         The stereo _______________________________________________.
  48. I have two brothers. They are working as architects at the moment.
        I have ___________________________________________________.
  49. This is the shop. They are selling things half the price.
        This __________________________________________________.
        This ___________________________________________________.
  50. I shouted at a man. He didn´t come back again.
        The man _________________________________________________.
  51. I dropped a television. It never worked again.
        The television _____________________________________________.
  52. I hired a machine. It was broken.
        The machine ______________________________________________.
  53. She bought some clothes. They were beautiful.
        The clothes _______________________________________________.
  54. They built a wall. It fell down after three weeks.
         The wall _________________________________________________.
  55. I asked a policeman. He wasn´t very helpful.
        The policeman _____________________________________________.
   56. We bought a car. I didn´t really like it.
        I didn´t ____________________________________________________.


  1. The man I met on the train gave me this address.
  2. The people who work in the office are very friendly.
  3. Those are the shops that/which don´t take credit cards
  4. The student whose pen I borrowed came late.
  5. I lost the umbrella you gave me.
  6. The bed I slept in was rather uncomfortable.
  7. Everybody who went to the party enjoyed it.
  8. The cup where I had tea was on the table
  9. The computer I bought was broken
  10. The woman I´m looking for is a computer designer.
  11. The man I wanted to meet was English
  12. The film I saw was about the second world war
  13. The dog Tom had was very unpleasant
  14. We saw the boy whose father was a writer
  15. I talked to a man whose wife had died the year before.
  16. The body which/that was found yesterday belonged to an old man
  17. The flight I wanted to travel on was delayed.
  18. I wanted the painting you bought
  19. This is the chair my parents gave me.
  20. He is the person whose car was stolen
  21. I lost the money I had borrowed  from Mary.
  22. This is the story of a man whose wife suddenly loses her memory.
  23. The form you must fill in is on the shelf. (form= impreso)
  24. The gambler who is losing one hundred pounds is an Arab.
  25. The car which was stolen yesterday was Susan´s
  26. The doctor I went to see told me to rest for a few days
  27. The tycoon Susan Wright is married to is the owner of an oil company.
  28. The man the police arrested has been accused of murderer.
  29. The architect I met at the railway station gave me this address
  30. He fell in love with Mary, who left him after a few weeks.
  31. This is Mars, which is the only planet where life is likely.
  32. The agency sent Mary Johnson, who we didn´t like.
  33. Boswell, whose own life was far from admirable, wrote a biography of Johnson.
  34. This is the man I met in Paris.
  35. Juan Carlos d Borbón, who is the king of Spain, lives here.
  36. This is the hospital where I was born
  37. She is the woman who telelphoned the police
  38. He is the person who wanted to buy your house.
  39. I threw out my computer, which had never worked properly.
  40. This is the lion which/that has been ill recently.
  41. The man who was driving the car was badly injured.
  42. The children who live in the next street broke my window.
  43. That´s the woman I was telling you about.
  44. Your mother, who I spoke to, wasn´t very polite.
  45. The machine which/ that cost the least worked better than the others
  46. I don´t understand people who /that hate animals.
  47. The stereo I bought last week doesn´t work properly.
  48. I have two brothers who/ that are working as architects at the moment.
  49. This is the shop which/that is selling things half price
  1. The man I shouted at didn´t come back
  2. The television  I dropped never worked again.
  3. The machine I hired was broken
  4. The clothes she bought were beautiful.
  5. The wall they built fell down after three weeks.
  6. The policeman I asked wasn´t very helpful
  7. I dind´t really like the car we bought.

400 Commonly misspelled words

Here is a list of some of the most commonly misspelled words in English which I consider not interesting enough to write up as separate entries. These are the correct spellings. If possible then find out the meanings and usage of the words from the dictionary and learn them.
Absence, Abundance, Accessible, Accidentally, Acclaim, Accommodate, Accomplish, Accordion, Accumulate, Achievement, Acquaintance, Across, Address, Advertisement, Aggravate, Alleged, Annual, Apparent, Appearance, Argument, Atheist, Athletics, Attendance, Auxiliary, Balloon, Barbecue, Barbiturate, Bargain, Basically, Beggar, Beginning, Believe, Biscuit, Bouillon, Boundary, Britain, Buddha, Business, Calendar, Camouflage, Cantaloupe, Category, Cemetery, Chagrined, Challenge, Characteristic, Changing, Chief, Cigarette, Climbed, Collectible, Colonel, Colossal, Column, Coming, Committee, Commitment, Comparative, Competent, Completely, Concede, Conceive, Condemn, Condescend, Conscientious, Consciousness, Consistent, Continuous, Controlled, Coolly, Corollary, Convenient, Correlate, Correspondence, Counselor, Courteous, Courtesy, Criticize, Deceive, Defendant, Deferred, Dependent, Descend, Description, Desirable, Despair, Desperate, Develop, Development, Difference, Dilemma, Dining, Disappearance, Disappoint, Disastrous, Discipline, Disease, Dispensable, Dissatisfied, Dominant, Drunkenness, Easily, Ecstasy, Efficiency, Eighth, Either, Eligible, Emperor, Enemy, Entirely, Equipped, Equivalent, Especially, Exaggerate, Exceed, Excellence, Excellent, Exhaust, Existence, Expense, Experience, Experiment, Explanation, Extremely, Exuberance, Fallacious, Fallacy, Familiar, Fascinate, Feasible, Fictitious, Finally, Financially, Fluorescent, Forcibly, Foreign, Forfeit, Formerly, Foresee, Forty, Fourth, Fulfill, Fundamentally, Gauge, Generally, Genius, Government, Governor, Grievous, Guarantee, Guerrilla, Guidance, Handkerchief, Happily, Harass, Height, Heinous, Hemorrhage, Heroes, Hesitancy, Hindrance, Hoarse, Hoping, Humorous, Hypocrisy, Hypocrite, Ideally, Idiosyncrasy, Ignorance, Imaginary, Immediately, Implement, Incidentally, Incredible, Independence, Independent, Indicted, Indispensable, Inevitable, Influential, Information, Inoculate, Insurance, Intelligence, Intercede, Interference, Interrupt, Introduce, Irrelevant, Irresistible, Island, Jealousy, Judicial, Knowledge, Laboratory, Legitimate, Leisure, Length, Lenient, Liaison, License, Lieutenant, Lightning, Likelihood, Likely, Longitude, Loneliness, Losing, Lovely, Luxury, Magazine, Maintain, Maintenance, Manageable, Maneuver, Marriage, Mathematics, Medicine, Millennium, Millionaire, Miniature, Minuscule, Minutes, Mischievous, Missile, Misspelled, Mortgage, Mosquito, Mosquitoes, Murmur, Muscle, Mysterious, Narrative, Naturally, Necessary, Necessity, Neighbor, Neutron, Ninety, Ninth, Noticeable, Nowadays, Nuisance, Obedience, Obstacle, Occasion, Occasionally, Occurred, Occurrence, Official, Omission, Omit, Omitted, Opinion, Opponent, Opportunity, Oppression, Optimism, Ordinarily, Origin, Outrageous, Overrun, Panicky, Parallel, Parliament, Particularly, Pavilion, Peaceable, Peculiar, Penetrate, Perceive, Performance, Permanent, Permissible, Permitted, Perseverance, Persistence, Physical, Physician, Picnicking, Piece, Pilgrimage, Pitiful, Planning, Pleasant, Portray, Possess, Possessive, Potato, Potatoes, Practically, Prairie, Preference, Preferred, Prejudice, Preparation, Prescription, Prevalent, Primitive, Privilege, Probably, Procedure, Proceed, Professor, Prominent, Pronounce, Pronunciation, Propaganda, Psychology, Publicly, Pursue, Quandary, Quarantine, Questionnaire, Quizzes, Realistically, Realize, Really, Recede, Receipt, Receive, Recognize, Recommend, Reference, Referred, Relevant, Relieving, Religious, Remembrance, Reminiscence, Repetition, Representative, Resemblance, Reservoir, Resistance, Restaurant, Rheumatism, Rhythm, Rhythmical, Roommate, Sacrilegious, Sacrifice, Safety, Salary, Satellite, Scary, Scenery, Schedule, Secede, Secretary, Seize, Sentence, Separate, Sergeant, Several, Shepherd, Shining, Similar, Simile, Simply, Sincerely, Skiing, Soliloquy, Sophomore, Souvenir, Specifically, Specimen, Sponsor, Spontaneous, Statistics, Stopped, Strategy, Strength, Strenuous, Stubbornness, Subordinate, Subtle, Succeed, Success, Succession, Sufficient, Supersede, Suppress, Surprise, Surround, Susceptible, Suspicious, Syllable, Symmetrical, Synonymous, Tangible, Technical, Technique, Temperature, Tendency, Themselves, Theories, Therefore, Thorough, Though, Through, Till, Tomorrow, Tournament, Tourniquet, Transferred, Truly, Twelfth, Tyranny, Unanimous, Undoubtedly, Unnecessary, Until, Usage, Usually, Vacuum, Valuable, Vengeance, Vigilant, Village, Villain, Violence, Visible, Warrant, Wednesday, Weird, Wherever, Wholly, Yacht, Yield, Zoology .

English Abbreviations

1. [ C ] abbreviation for Associate in Arts: a degree given by an American college to someone after they have finished a two-year course, or a person who has this degree
2. [ S + singular or plural verb ] abbreviation for Alcoholics Anonymous: an organization for people who drink too much alcohol and want to cure themselves of this habit
an AA meeting
AAA noun [ S + sing/pl verb ]
abbreviation for American Automobile Association: an American organization which gives help and information to drivers who are members of it
A&E noun [ U ] UK ( US emergency room )
abbreviation for Accident and Emergency: the part of a hospital where people go when they are ill or injured and need treatment quickly
ABC noun US TV
3. [ S + singular or plural verb ] abbreviation for American Broadcasting Company: an organization that broadcasts on television in the US
ABS noun [ U ]
abbreviation for anti-lock braking system: a brake fitted to some road vehicles that prevents skidding (= uncontrolled sliding) by reducing the effects of stopping suddenly
ABTA noun [ S + sing/pl verb ]
abbreviation for Association of British Travel Agents: a British organization which protects travellers and people on holiday if a company that arranges travel fails to do something or stops trading
1. [ U ] abbreviation for alternating current: electrical current which regularly changes the direction in which it flows
AC noun AIR
2. [ C or U ] US abbreviation for air conditioner or air conditioning
internet abbreviation the last part of an internet address that belongs to a British university or college
AD , US usually A.D. adverb
abbreviation for Anno Domini: used in the Christian calendar when referring to a year after Jesus Christ was born
in 1215 AD/AD 1215
during the seventh century AD
ADC noun [ C ]
abbreviation for aide-de-camp
ADD noun
abbreviation for Attention Deficit Disorder: a condition in which someone, especially a child, is often in a state of activity or excitement and unable to direct their attention towards what they are doing
ADHD noun [ U ]
mainly UK abbreviation for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
ADSL noun [ U ]
specialized abbreviation for asymmetric digital subscriber line: a system for providing a very fast internet connection that allows you to use a telephone at the same time
AFAIK , afaik
internet abbreviation for as far as I know: used when you believe that something is true, but you are not completely certain
US abbreviation for Aid to Families with Dependent Children: a US government programme which provides money to poor families with children
AFK , afk
internet abbreviation for away from keyboard: used when you stop taking part in a discussion in a chat room for a short time
AGM noun [ C ]
UK abbreviation for annual general meeting
AI noun [ U ]
abbreviation for artificial intelligence or artificial insemination
AIDS , Aids noun [ U ]
abbreviation for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome: a serious disease caused by a virus which destroys the body's natural protection from infection, and which usually causes death
In Britain, AIDS tests are now performed on all people who offer to become blood donors.
Don had full-blown AIDS for over a year before he died.
abbreviation for also known as: used when someone has another name
James Brown, aka the 'Godfather of Soul'
1. [ U ] abbreviation for amplitude modulation: a type of radio broadcasting in which the strength of the signal changes, producing sound of a lower quality than FM
You're listening to Radio Gold, broadcasting 24 hours a day on 909 AM.
2. [ C ] UK abbreviation for Assembly Member: a person who has been elected to the Welsh Assembly
APEX noun [ U ] , adjective [ before noun ]
abbreviation for Advance Purchase Excursion: a system of cheap travel tickets which must be bought a particular number of days before travelling
an APEX fare
approx. adverb
abbreviation for approximately
APR noun [ S ]
abbreviation for Annual Percentage Rate: the rate at which someone who borrows money is charged, calculated over a period of twelve months
The interest rate on my credit card is currently 25.5% APR.
asap , ASAP
abbreviation for as soon as possible
Please reply asap.
ASBO noun [ C ] UK abbreviation for
anti-social behaviour order: an official order that a person must behave in a particular way, for example that they must not go to a particular place, must not speak to particular people, etc. or they can go to prison
ASCII noun [ U ]
abbreviation for American Standard Code for Information Interchange: a way of storing numbers, letters or symbols for exchanging information between computer systems
a document in ASCII format
ASEAN noun [ S + sing/pl verb ]
abbreviation for Association of South East Asian Nations: an economic organization that also makes decisions about social and political matters of the member countries
ASH noun [ S + sing/pl verb ]
abbreviation for Action on Smoking and Health: an organization in Australia, the UK, and the US that tries to stop the sale and use of tobacco products
internet abbreviation for age, sex and location: used when you are talking to someone in a chat room and you want to ask how old they are, if they are male or female, and where they live
"a/s/l?" "20/f/London (= I am 20, I am female and I live in London) "
ATM noun [ C ]
abbreviation for automated teller machine: a machine, usually in a wall outside a bank, from which you can take money out of your bank account using a special card
Is there an ATM on this street? I need to get some money out.
ATP noun specialized
abbreviation for adenosine triphosphate: an important chemical in the cells of living organisms that stores energy and releases it when it is needed
AV adjective [ before noun ]
abbreviation for audio-visual
Our teacher sent us to the AV room for an overhead projector.
AWOL adjective [ after verb ]
abbreviation for absent without leave: describes a member of the armed forces who is away without permission
The pilot is serving 22 days detention for going AWOL.
abbreviation for business-to-business: describing or involving business arrangements or trade between different businesses, rather than between businesses and the general public
a B2B exchange/company
Mr Pirouz is confident about the potential for B2B e-commerce .
abbreviation for business-to-consumer: describing or involving the sale of goods or services directly to particular customers for their own use, rather than to businesses
B2C companies/e-commerce
We would not rule out the possibility of re-entering the B2C market if conditions change.
BA noun [ C ] ( US also AB )
abbreviation for Bachelor of Arts: a first college degree (= qualification) in the arts or social sciences , or someone who has this degree
Farida has a BA in History from the University of Sussex.
BAK , bak
internet abbreviation for back at the keyboard: used when you return to a discussion in a chat room after you have left it for a short time
ˌ B and ˈ B , ˌ B& ˈ B noun [ C ]
abbreviation for bed and breakfast
the BBC noun [ S ] ( UK informal the Beeb )
abbreviation for the British Broadcasting Corporation: a British organization that broadcasts on television, radio and the Internet
BC , US usually B.C. adverb
abbreviation for Before Christ: used in the Christian calendar when referring to a year before Jesus Christ was born
The Battle of Actium took place in 31 BC.
BCNU , bcnu
internet abbreviation for be seeing you: a way of saying goodbye at the end of an email or when leaving a discussion in a chat room
BEd noun [ C ]
abbreviation for Bachelor of Education: a degree (= university qualification) taken by some teachers, or a person who has this degree
BF , bf
internet abbreviation for boyfriend
BFPO noun [ U ]
abbreviation for British Forces Post Office
BFPO is used as part of an address for letters sent to members of the British armed forces living in other countries.
BL noun [ C ] ( also LLB )
US abbreviation for Bachelor of Laws: a degree (= university qualification) in law
BLT noun [ C ] abbreviation for
Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato: a sandwich with bacon, lettuce (= green salad vegetable) and tomato in it
2. US abbreviation for bowel movement
BO noun [ U ]
abbreviation for body odour
BOGOF abbreviation FOR
buy one get one free: an offer used in shops, in which if you buy one thing, you get another of the same thing for no extra cost
BRB , brb
internet abbreviation for be right back: used when you stop taking part in a discussion in a chat room for a short time
Bros. plural noun
abbreviation for brothers (when used in a company's name)
He hired a suit from Moss Bros.
BS noun
US informal abbreviation for bullshit
BSc noun [ C ] ( US BS ) abbreviation for
Bachelor of Science: a first level university degree (= qualification) in science
C.G. Smith, BSc
a BSc in geology/chemistry/biology
BSE noun [ U ]
abbreviation for bovine spongiform encephalopathy: a brain disease in cattle (= male and female cows) which causes the death of the animal
BST noun [ U ]
abbreviation for British Summer Time
BTW , btw
internet abbreviation for by the way: used when you are writing something that relates to the subject you are discussing, but is not the main point of the discussion
I hope you enjoyed your holiday in Paris. BTW, can you recommend a good hotel?
C noun plural C's or Cs TEMPERATURE
5. [ after noun ] abbreviation for Celsius
The temperature today reached 25°C.
CAD noun [ U ]
abbreviation for computer aided design: the use of computers to design objects
CAL specialized
abbreviation for computer-aided learning: the use of computers and computer software for teaching and training
CB noun [ U ]
abbreviation for Citizens' Band (radio) (= a local radio system used especially by drivers to speak to each other)
humorous abbreviation for can't be arsed: used when you do not want to do something because you feel lazy
'Do you want to go out?' 'CBA.'
CBS noun [ U + sing/pl verb ]
abbreviation for Columbia Broadcasting System: an organization that broadcasts on television in the US
CBT noun [ U ] specialized
abbreviation for cognitive behavioural therapy: a treatment which helps people to feel better by changing the way they think about their problems
cc noun MEASURE
1. abbreviation for cubic centimetre
a 750cc motorcycle
cc noun COPIES
2. abbreviation for carbon copy : written at the end of a business letter or in an email before the names of the people who will receive a copy
abbreviation for closed-circuit television : a system which sends television signals to a limited number of screens, and is often used in shops and public places to prevent crime
CCTV cameras
CD noun [ C ]
abbreviation for compact disc : a small plastic disc with a metallic surface on which information, especially high quality sound, is recorded
C.diff noun [ U ] ( also C.difficile ) specialized
abbreviation for Clostridium difficile: a type of bacterium (= an extremely small organism) that can cause serious illness and that is very difficult to treat
The elderly and hospital patients with weakened immune systems are at increased risk from C.diff.
CEO noun [ C ]
abbreviation for chief executive officer : the person with the most important position in a company
CFC noun [ C ]
abbreviation for chlorofluorocarbon: a gas used in fridges and, in the past, in aerosols (= a metal container in which liquids are kept under pressure and forced out in drops)
CFCs cause damage to the ozone layer.
CGI noun [ U ]
abbreviation for computer-generated imagery
CID noun [ S or U + sing/pl verb ]
abbreviation for Criminal Investigation Department: the part of a UK police force which does not wear uniform and is responsible for discovering who has committed crimes
CJD noun [ U ]
abbreviation for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease : a fatal disease that damages the brain and the main nerves connected to it
When it was first realised that BSE could lead to new variant CJD, the European Commission banned the sale of all British beef.
CND noun [ U ]
abbreviation for Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament: a British organization which opposes the development and use of nuclear weapons
CNN noun [ U + sing/pl verb ]
abbreviation for Cable News Network: a US organization that broadcasts news on television internationally
CO noun [ C ]
abbreviation for Commanding Officer: a person in charge of a military unit
Co. noun [ U ] BUSINESS
1. abbreviation for company (= business)
Peters, Stynes & Co.
abbreviation for care of: used in addresses when the person you are writing to is staying at someone else's home
Sylvia Mendez, c/o Ann Smith, 12 Glastonbury Lane, Bickerton
COD adverb
abbreviation for cash on delivery: payment will be made when goods are delivered
internet abbreviation for company: used in some internet addresses which belong to companies or businesses internet abbreviation
the last part of an internet address that belongs to a British company
CPR noun [ U ]
abbreviation for cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a method used to keep someone alive in a medical emergency, in which you blow into their mouth then press on their chest and then repeat the process
to administer/perform CPR
CPU noun [ C ]
abbreviation for central processing unit: the part of a computer that controls all the other parts
CRT noun [ C ]
abbreviation for cathode ray tube
CSE noun [ C or U ]
abbreviation for Certificate of Secondary Education: a system of British examinations taken in various subjects, in the past, usually at the age of 16
CSF noun [ C ] specialized abbreviation for
critical success factor: something that is necessary in order for a company or organization to achieve its aims
CU , cu
internet abbreviation for see you: used when saying goodbye at the end of an email or text message to a friend
DA noun [ C ]
US abbreviation for district attorney
DAB noun [ U ]
abbreviation for digital audio broadcasting
DAT noun [ C or U ]
abbreviation for digital audio tape
DBMS noun [ C ]
abbreviation for database management system: a set of computer programs for allowing large amounts of information to be put into a computer and for organizing it so that it can be searched, examined or printed easily and quickly
1. abbreviation for direct current: electrical current which always flows in one direction
2. abbreviation for the District of Columbia: an area of the eastern US which has the same borders as the US capital, Washington, and which is not part of a US state
Dem noun [ C ]
abbreviation for Democrat
dinky noun [ C ]
abbreviation for double income no kids yet: a member of a young couple in which both partners earn a lot of money and are able to spend it on themselves because they have no children
This area of London is too expensive for most people to live in, but it's particularly popular with dinkies.
DIY noun [ U ]
UK abbreviation for do-it-yourself: the activity of decorating or repairing your home, or making things for your home yourself, rather than paying someone else to do it for you
a DIY enthusiast
a DIY superstore
DJ noun [ C ] PERSON
1. ( also deejay ) abbreviation for disc jockey
DJ noun [ C ] CLOTHING
2. UK abbreviation for dinner jacket
DMs plural noun
abbreviation for Dr Martens
DOS noun [ U ]
trademark abbreviation for disk operating system: a type of operating system for computers
DVD noun [ C ]
abbreviation for digital versatile disc or digital video disc: a disc used for storing and playing music, films or information
I got a DVD of 'Mary Poppins' for Christmas.
Is the film available on DVD?
a DVD drive/player
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