The 2 varieties of English use different terms to describe the same thing. Here’s a list of British words with their American equivalents:
There are a few differences between British and American English. One difference is the spelling of vocabulary. The words have the same use and meaning however, they are spelt differently!
British English American English British English American English Biscuit Cookie Sweets Candy Bill Check Railway Railroad Car Park Parking lot Petrol Gas Cinema Movies Post Mail Chips Fries Pavement Sidewalk Crisps Potato Chips Pants Underpants Driving Licence Driver’s Licence Lorry Truck or Semi Estate Agent Real Estate Agent Lift Elevator Flat Tyre Flat tire Ground Floor First Floor