Names for Britain & United States

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rainbow402

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Hi,

Question 1
A) U.K.
B) UK
C) the UK
D) the U.K.

I wonder which one above is correct? I choose A & D. Am I right? And Is there any nickname for Britain like the opposite number--Uncle Sam?

Question 2
a) U. S. A.
b) U.S.
c) US
d) the U.S.
e) the US
f) (in)the states
g) (in) the States
I wonder which one or ones are correct? I choose a, b, d. g

I look forward to your help. Thanks in advance.
 

Anglika

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Hi,

Question 1
A) U.K.
B) UK
C) the UK
D) the U.K.

I wonder which one above is correct? I choose A & D. Am I right? And Is there any nickname for Britain like the opposite number--Uncle Sam?

Question 2
a) U. S. A.
b) U.S.
c) US
d) the U.S.
e) the US
f) (in)the states
g) (in) the States
I wonder which one or ones are correct? I choose a, b, d. g

I look forward to your help. Thanks in advance.

You need the definite article. Whether to include the full stops or not is now optional.

The UK or the U.K.; "John Bull">> http://tinyurl.com/48dork

the USA or the US or the U.S.A or the U.S.
 
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