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THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby atty.
Attu, Attucks, Attucks, Crispus, attune, attuned, atty., atua, Atum, ATV, at variance, atwain
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How to use atty. in a sentence
The Atty. Gen. has been ordered to pay the Guardians legal costs, which the paper said amounted to some £96,000.Prince Charles's 'Meddling' Lobbying Letters MUST be Released, Appeal Court Rules|Tom Sykes|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"It is indeed, Atty;" and yet she said so; with a doubting, if not an apprehensive heart.
Bekase, you know, he'd go to heaven, and I'd like to be wid him; sure he'd miss me—his own Atty—wherever he'd be.
Atty, indeed, it was: the same wizened Atty as of yore; but no longer pulling the long face to which Mainward had been accustomed.Sanders of the River|Edgar Wallace
The sleep that's in the grave, Atty, dear; death is the sleep I mean.
And so you'd lave me and your sisters, Atty, and go to heaven with your father!
British Dictionary definitions for atty.
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012