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Asking for repetition

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A few polite expressions for asking someone to repeat what they said: Sorry?  US not UK: Excuse me? Sorry, could you repeat that, please? Sorry, can you say that again,…

lit (UK) lighted (US)

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UK: lit US: lighted(adjective) to mean burning UK: a lit candle US: a lighted candle Please note: These posts are as a result of personal observations of common differences in…