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    British and american

    What are the major cases where the definite article is used in British English while omitted in American English?

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    Re: British and american

    One that comes to mind: BrE speakers usually say "on the telly" while AmE speakers say "on TV" when referring to something they've watched on television.

    Example:
    BrE: "I watched The Wizard of Oz on the telly last night. Those flying monkeys still scare me!"

    AmE: "I watched The Wizard of Oz on TV last night. Those flying monkeys still scare me!"

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