90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
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Differences between British and American English: Asian
In the UK, Asian usually refers to British people whose families originally came from the countries of South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka). In the US, it usually refers to people from countries in East and Southeast Asia, such as China, Japan, Thailand, or Korea.