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ALL IN FAVO(U)R OF THIS BRITISH VS. AMERICAN ENGLISH QUIZ
There's an ocean of difference between the way people speak English in the US vs. the UK. Are your language skills up to the task of telling the difference? Let's find out!
Question 1 of 7
True or false? British English and American English are only different when it comes to slang words.
Origin of BRB
From its use in digital communications
Words nearby BRB
brazilwood, brazing metal, Brazos, Brazza, Brazzaville, BRB, BRCA, B.R.C.S., B.R.E., Brea, breach
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How to use BRB in a sentence
Writer Adam Gopnik learned Internet chat from his son, Luke, and quickly caught on to such lingo as ‘brb’ and ‘gtg.’
And Luke taught me all of the abbreviations: “brb” means “be right back,” “U2” means “you too,” “g2g” means “got to go.”
But BRB, which launched last week, offers a twist: a nostalgic nod to the days of AOL Instant Messenger.BRB, a New App, Wants You to Put Down That Phone, Without FOMO|Eliza Shapiro|September 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Enter BRB, a brand-new app that is attempting to notch a victory in the long battle against FOMO.BRB, a New App, Wants You to Put Down That Phone, Without FOMO|Eliza Shapiro|September 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Prof. Smith compares the M. intermedium with Peronia erinacea Brb.The Diatomaceae of Philadelphia and Vicinity|Charles Sumner Boyer
Barb, brb, n. a swift kind of horse, the breed of which came from Barbary in North Africa.
Barbel, brb′el, n. a fresh-water fish with beard-like appendages at its mouth.
British Dictionary definitions for BRB
/ text messaging /
be right back
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