the British


: the people of Great Britain and especially England
talked about the British

Examples of the British in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Everything changes during a raid when Sandokan intersects and elopes with Marianne (Bloor), the daughter of the British consul. Nick Vivarelli, Variety, 18 Apr. 2024 Inspired by Shonda Rhimes’s smash Netflix sensation, which returns next month, the Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa in Bath, England, has just unveiled a new vacation package ahead of the British period drama’s season three premiere. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 17 Apr. 2024 Rumblings over the British retailer’s future have put the company under pressure to regain its past allure with customers. Prarthana Prakash, Fortune Europe, 16 Apr. 2024 In January, the British government blocked Scotland’s attempt to reform the UK-wide Gender Recognition Act 2004, which allows people to apply to have their legal gender changed. Amy Cassidy, CNN, 10 Apr. 2024 For fall, the design duo looked at the Hakka people, one of the four groups that inhabited Hong Kong prior to the British occupation. Vogue, 6 Apr. 2024 Marco della Cava All the buzz surrounding the British royal family of late has been about the medical trials facing King Charles III and Princess Kate, both dealing with undisclosed cancers. USA TODAY, 5 Apr. 2024 The new 400-foot Kismet also enjoys interiors by the British design studio in partnership with Khan’s family, while the exterior is by Nuvolari Lenard. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 5 Apr. 2024 Her only knowledge of the illness came from the story of Jacqueline du Pré, the British cellist who died in 1987, at 42, of complications from multiple sclerosis. Javier C. Hernández, New York Times, 3 Apr. 2024

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“The British.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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