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    Question Great Britain -> Great British - ?

    Hi all,

    Please read the following at http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/022406Z.shtml

    "The administration also tells us not to worry about having Arabs control port operations. "I want those who are questioning it," Mr. Bush said, "to step up and explain why all of a sudden a Middle Eastern company is held to a different standard than a Great British company."


    I am familiar with "Middle East" --> "Middle Eastern", but have never
    come across "Great Britain" --> "Great British"

    Is it a correct usage?

    Thank you

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    Default Re: Great Britain -> Great British - ?

    It's fine, though just 'British' is more common.

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    Default Re: Great Britain -> Great British - ?

    Thanks for the answer tdol. :)

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    ES, you're welcome.

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