A porter in a British hotel comes upon an American tourist impatiently jabbing at the button for the lift.
"Sir, the lift will be here in a moment."
"Lift? Lift?" replies the American. "Oh, you mean the elevator."
"No sir, here we call it a lift."
"Well, as it was invented in the United States, it’s called an elevator."
"Yes sir, but as the language was invented here, it’s called a lift."
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n. - prospect, view.
- mental attitude. OUTPACE
v. (-cing) 1 go faster than.
- outdo in a contest. OUTPOST
n. - detachment posted at a distance from an army.
- distant branch or settlement (outpost of empire). OUTRAGE
—n. - extreme violation of others' rights, sentiments, etc.
- gross offence or indignity. - fierce resentment. —v. (-ging) 1 subject to outrage. - commit an outrage against. - shock and anger. [french outrer exceed, from latin ultra beyond] OUTRANK
v. Be superior in rank to.
v. (past and past part. -sold) 1 sell more than.
- be sold in greater quantities than. OUTSIDE
broadcast n. One not made in a studio.
- interest n. Hobby etc. Not connected with one's work. - world n. Society outside the confines of an institution etc. - —n. - external side or surface; outer parts. - external appearance; outward aspect. - position on the outer side (gate opens from the outside). —adj. - a of, on, or nearer the outside; outer. B not in the main building (outside toilet). - not belonging to a particular group or organization (outside help). - (of a chance etc.) Remote; very unlikely. - (of an estimate etc.) The greatest or highest possible (the outside price). - (of a player in football etc.) Positioned nearest to the edge of the field (outside left). —adv. - on or to the outside. - in or to the open air. - not within, enclosed, or included. - slang not in prison. —prep. - not in; to or at the exterior of. - external to, not included in, beyond the limits of. at the outside (of an estimate etc.) At the most. From the outside from an objective or impartial standpoint. OUTSIZE
adj. Unusually large.
v. Stay longer than (one's welcome etc.).
n. Film or tape sequence rejected in editing.
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The abdomen of the ant contains two stomachs. One stomach holds the food for itself and second stomach is for food to be shared with other ants.