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Question 1 of 7
True or false? British English and American English are only different when it comes to slang words.
Other definitions for PTA (2 of 2)
abbreviation plural Ptas.
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How to use PTA in a sentence
I had a lot of fun working with PTA and Joaquin and Josh Brolin.Gangster in Paradise: Benicio Del Toro Is Pablo Escobar|Alex Suskind|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Video from PTA meetings at McKinley feels like reality television and makes for truly dramatic viewing.‘We the Parents’ Chronicles L.A.’s Controversial Charter-School Law|Eliza Shapiro|August 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
PTA, first and foremost, exhibits a mastery of form and composition.A Debate About Paul Thomas Anderson’s Movie ‘The Master’|Ramin Setoodeh, Marlow Stern|September 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Or perhaps it's your PTA asking you to donate the use of your ski chalet for a week to raise money for new playground equipment.A Problem in Economic Science|David Frum|February 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I have seen tougher fights at the Longfellow Middle School PTA.Paul Begala: Mitt Romney’s Competition Folds in New Hampshire Debate|Paul Begala|January 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At any rate, he would say pta-pta as he usually did in fruitless efforts at imitating sounds.The Mind of the Child, Part II|W. Preyer
It is sometimes called by the more modern name of Sn-pta, "grass springing."
British Dictionary definitions for PTA (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for PTA (2 of 2)
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