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the island of Great Britain
commonwealth of nations
Resources for Britain
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Please Don't Whinge About Being...
Some of our favourite British words
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Nglish: Translation of Britain for Spanish Speakers
Britannica English: Translation of Britain for Arabic Speakers
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to make amends
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