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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #698: Acronyms V
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    Acronyms V

    - Government Issue - stamped on US military equipment and often means US soldier
    The man went to the store and bought a GI Joe doll for his son. GMT
    - Greenwich Mean Time - a place in England used as the standard for time around the world
    The rocket will be launched at 10:00 AM tomorrow GMT.

    - Gross National Product - the total value of goods and services produced by a country in one year
    The GNP of the country that I visited last year has been decreasing for several years.

    - General Practitioner - a general doctor
    I went to see a GP when I broke my leg last summer.

    - Human Immunodeficiency Virus
    The rate of HIV infection among drug users is very high.

    - Headquarters
    The HQ of the company is located in a small town in Korea.

    - International Monetary Fund - an international agency that works to stabilize currencies etc.
    The IMF imposed very strict currency guidelines that many people were opposed to.

    - I Owe You - a signed paper saying that you owe money to someone
    I gave my friend an IOU when I bought his stereo.

    - Intelligence Quotient - a measure of a person's intelligence
    The IQ of the new student is very high.

    - Justice of the Peace
    They went to a JP when they decided to get married.

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    1. OK. Give me $500 and I'll sign an .
    2. My child is very intelligent. He has the very highest in his school.
    3. Let's meet there at 08:00 PM tonight. I'll be there.
    4. A US soldier (a ) was killed recently in Iraq.
    5. The is an organization of 184 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty.
    6. The virus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is called . It replicates in and kills the helper T cells.
    7. Let's go and see a . He will tell us what to do with that crook.
    8. Let's phone our . I don't know why Susan is so tired.
    9. The general was the commander-in-chief of the allied troops. He gave us orders from the .
    10. Our country is very rich. It has a very big .

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