Many English words vary in meaning "across the pond". American English terms often have different meanings from their counterparts in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
|Concept||American term||UK term|
|small room that goes up||elevator||lift|
|fried potatoes (soft)||french fries||chips|
|crispy fried potatoes||chips||crisps|
|Expression||American meaning||UK meaning|
|knocked up||made pregnant||tapped on door (like "rang up")|