British vs. English

By Jaxson

  • English (noun)

    Spinning or rotary motion given to a ball around the vertical axis, as in billiards or bowling.

    “You can’t hit it directly, but maybe if you give it some english.”

  • English (noun)

    An unusual or unexpected interpretation of a text or idea, a spin, a nuance.

  • English (adjective)

    relating to England or its people or language.

  • English (noun)

    the language of England, widely used in many varieties throughout the world.

  • English (noun)

    the people of England.

  • English (noun)

    spin or side given to a ball, especially in pool or billiards

    “put more English on the ball”

Oxford Dictionary

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