Know your US from your UK English? Cars.

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As we all know the US and UK English can differ very much especially when it comes to part of a car. Here are 10 car words, but which is which and for an extra point, what is the other ?

e.g. Hood, US, UK = bonnet (Motorhaube)

1) saloon (car) (Limousine)

2) estate car (Kombi)

3)trunk (Kofferraum)

4) motor

5) headlight (Frontscheinwerfer)

6) taillight (Rücklicht)

7)wing mirror (Außenspiegel)

8)tyre (Reifen)

9) windshield (Windschutzscheiber)

10) accelerator (Gaspedal)

 

1) …………………… 2) …………………… 3) …………………… 4) …………………… 5) ……………………

6) …………………… 7) …………………… 8) …………………… 9) ……………………   10) ……………………

Answers.

1) UK, US = sedan 2) UK, US = station wagon 3) US, UK= boot 4) UK, US=engine 5)US, UK=headlamp 6) US, UK= rear light 7) UK, US=side(-view) mirror 8) UK, US= tire 9) US, UK= windscreen 10) UK, US=gas pedal

 

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