Tag: abbreviations

45 What does "call BS" mean in the sentence "We call BS"? 2018-02-18T11:49:28.360

39 What does `'s` mean in "What CPU's will it run on?"? 2016-08-02T20:12:06.407

32 What does "M.C." in "M.C. Esker" mean? 2016-10-31T10:35:14.927

32 Should I use "a" or "an" when I abbreviate a word? 2018-01-08T15:42:15.780

22 What do "M", "G" and "B" buttons mean in an elevator? 2014-10-22T17:23:10.863

21 How to pronounce 'GB'? 2017-01-25T22:05:26.123

18 SB and STH in dictionaries 2016-04-05T11:02:19.630

14 What does (R-TN) after a name mean? 2014-07-16T18:38:27.510

12 What does "That's O.P." mean? 2014-09-25T16:42:18.103

11 What does 'K' mean in '20K' when talking about prices? 2014-11-13T04:43:16.400

10 “in US English” vs "in the US English" 2017-09-07T00:58:58.380

9 Pronunciation of abbreviations 2013-01-26T19:59:07.173

9 Why it is 'an' SEO but the abbrevation is 'a' Search Engine Optimizer? 2015-10-12T07:06:30.270

9 Meaning of "h/t to reader “Mr. D”" 2017-04-02T21:35:03.867

7 Capitalize i.e. and e.g.? 2015-05-15T13:03:54.120

5 What's the abbreviation for "elder" in American English? 2013-05-25T04:09:17.897

5 What is an "alpha answer"? 2014-08-14T17:54:35.643

5 How to invite a couple when I don't know husband's name? 2016-01-25T06:27:27.130

5 Which one is correct: Id or ID? 2016-02-06T18:07:26.920

5 What does 'em abbreviation mean? 2016-10-12T17:22:33.137

4 What's the meaning of PD? 2014-09-08T21:04:21.413

4 When can "and" be replaced with "&"? 2015-12-07T16:35:58.817

4 What does 'ext.' mean in telephone number? 2016-02-11T18:43:02.913

4 How common is it for a native speaker to use "i.e." in their conversation? 2020-07-01T21:14:18.303

3 "BC" (Before Christ) placed before the date to which it is referred to 2013-04-10T18:35:54.430

3 Money abbreviations 2013-08-17T03:07:06.653

3 Which goes in parentheses? An abbreviation or a full form? 2014-02-28T10:23:32.417

3 Plural sign (s) return to which word in abbreviations? 2014-09-14T12:36:00.977

3 What is "Nor'n Iron" short for? 2016-11-11T08:50:43.840

3 What's meaning of "I KNOW FFS THANKS SOO MUCH , exucse my language"? 2017-05-31T08:03:11.933

2 What does the "o" stand for in 9 o'clock? 2014-04-12T10:14:59.270

2 cf. figure 8: good or bad? 2014-07-11T23:29:54.787

2 lab and laboratory 2014-09-10T04:01:01.153

2 What does sb. mean in NED? 2014-10-28T11:41:45.700

2 How to capitalize (or not) an abbreviation, is there any rule? 2015-04-14T06:37:05.237

2 What are the differences between "three years old", "three-year-old" & "3-yr-old"? 2015-05-01T22:46:21.100

2 What if an abbreviation is formed of different letters, not the first letters 2015-05-26T02:07:05.203

2 Why is air conditioning often referred to as A/C? Why the slash? 2015-06-01T03:25:42.660

2 Meaning of "little more o’er the merry-o" 2015-12-03T10:58:04.273

2 What do the letters Dx - of diagnosis- stand for? 2016-03-06T23:24:21.663

2 Meaning of "crutch 'gin" in Browning's Childe Roland 2016-06-12T13:57:53.603

2 Is 'u' the same as 'you'? 2016-11-12T10:18:07.217

2 Possible meaning of "PR" abbreviation 2016-11-16T20:23:38.600

2 Is "config" abbreviation of "configuration"? 2017-01-26T21:35:37.870

2 Best acronym/abbreviation for the word "template" 2017-07-04T05:33:01.743

2 How should I write the abbreviation for "okay"? (ok, Ok, OK) 2017-12-20T18:29:08.913

2 What's wrong with saying "I am watching TV" instead of "I am watching television"? 2018-01-25T11:48:30.457

2 Is it okay to use IS like this in informal writing? 2019-01-20T14:16:18.743

2 Do I need to make the following changes when writing an abbreviation? 2020-06-01T03:56:46.253

2 When should and shouldn't I use articles with acronyms? 2020-09-01T16:32:25.570

1 What's the proper style to write a company's name followed by Inc? 2014-01-16T09:37:19.173

1 What should I understand by "try outlook"? 2014-02-13T00:22:30.220

1 What does the month "MA" stand for? 2015-02-13T04:54:56.857

1 initialisms‎ vs acronyms vs abbreviations 2015-05-19T08:33:32.823

1 Using definite article before abbreviations 2015-08-11T15:51:16.230

1 Slash in abbreviations for example j/k or w/e 2015-10-10T15:58:54.873

1 How to use "hr./hrs" when describing time in the 24-hour clock? 2015-10-19T08:40:42.000

1 "Bros." pronunciation: "brothers", /bɹɒs/, or plural of "bro"? 2016-02-28T04:11:33.997

1 Abbreviate Exercise(s), Example(s), Lemma(s) 2016-10-30T18:21:43.210

1 Use of abbreviations in travel descriptions 2017-01-16T15:10:40.373

1 is the statement "We ain't never" positive? 2017-01-24T06:51:30.150

1 What is the abbreviation of A/D office in sec sic info? 2017-02-12T07:18:06.233

1 Is there a specific name for "pick-only-consonants" type abbreviations? 2017-03-08T20:20:57.297

1 What is the expanded form of "Tom's visit to the United States" 2017-04-18T16:19:36.257

1 Can 'PS' be used as a verb in English? 2017-04-20T02:37:34.830

1 If John does ten pushups, does that mean he does nine reps? 2017-07-02T08:14:15.017

1 Use of metric prefixes for small numbers 2017-07-27T20:31:02.093

1 "H.E. Donald J. Trump" in Apec 2017 - H.E stands for? 2017-11-28T09:17:26.390

1 Abbreviation for supervisor 2018-04-24T07:26:53.827

1 What does mean OP? 2018-06-08T20:04:06.510

1 Bae stands for? 2018-07-06T02:59:44.667

1 use of the word they're 2018-08-24T22:29:23.870

1 Are abbreviations "proper" words? 2019-03-29T05:49:27.430

1 What does the acronym "btf" mean? 2019-04-11T18:48:04.657

1 Where should one use tl;dr? 2019-08-16T02:03:07.970

1 Is it correct to use "cetera" by itself, replacing "et" with "and"? 2019-11-14T12:21:21.737

1 Is it approperiate to use months abbreviations in academic writing? 2019-12-23T14:19:39.047

1 How to write an abbreviation of a plural form of the term 2020-01-05T19:22:19.673

0 why numbered list is called ol in web? 2013-12-31T12:46:07.683

0 If "want to" be pronounced as wanna, then what about "wanted to" and "wants to" and etc 2014-07-30T14:53:11.723

0 different usages of et al? 2014-09-25T05:00:41.157

0 When I introduce an abbreviation in a title, should I introduce the abbreviation again in the text that follows? 2014-11-15T22:11:55.750

0 What is the meaning of D-BFDE? 2015-01-18T07:26:53.857

0 How to capitalise the capital of Mongolia 2015-06-11T14:41:41.310

0 Is there an abbreviation for "skill"? 2015-10-20T08:39:44.417

0 What does the letter "y" mean in the TTY command? 2016-04-04T14:41:54.400

0 Where do I put the period when I abbreviate someone's name? 2016-05-21T19:40:30.877

0 Is "4min egg" with no spacing between the number and abbreviation correct? 2016-06-04T06:50:15.120

0 How to write plural form of M.S.? 2016-10-26T17:57:52.470

0 How to pronounce 'GB' (the island)? 2017-01-26T01:22:37.040

0 C as "c" in all abbreviations or acronyms 2017-03-14T17:47:51.913

0 What does MA ACA stand for? 2017-03-17T15:06:30.657

0 "A MMU" or "An MMU"? 2017-05-09T03:13:29.617

0 Abbreviation of "In contrast" 2017-08-19T06:30:11.307

0 Does eng stand for engineering? 2017-11-16T15:52:51.050

0 What does VP mean in job titles? 2017-12-20T10:53:08.393

0 What does the keyword 'w/' mean? 2018-01-02T00:05:09.480

0 How to shorten "communications" 2018-01-13T12:35:12.403

0 Can "A.K.A" be used also in speech or in writing only? 2018-03-06T22:32:11.750