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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #271: Initials / Abbreviations / Acronyms 1
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    Initials / Abbreviations / Acronyms 1


    Do you know these initials / abbreviations / acronyms?

    AA
    - Alcoholic's Anonymous
    My boss has been going to AA meetings for over a year.


    AD
    - Anno Domini
    The ancient city was founded in 125 AD.


    AGM
    - Annual General Meeting
    My sister attended the AGM of the condominium owners last night.


    AI
    - Artificial Intelligence
    Several professors at our university have been researching AI for many years now.


    AIDS
    - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
    Recently the number of AIDS patients has been increasing rapidly in some countries.


    AM
    - Amplitude Modulation
    We don't listen to AM radio much because we don't like the songs that they play.

    'am' is also used after a time, for example in Great-Britain:
    8 am (am = ante meridiem) = 8 o'clock in the morning.



    AOB
    - Any Other Business
    The organizer of the meeting wrote AOB at the bottom of the meeting information sheet.


    AOK
    - I'm OK
    He said that he was feeling AOK even after the truck had hit him.



    APB
    - All Point's Bulletin
    The police put out an APB on the men who had robbed the bank.


    ASAP
    - As Soon As Possible
    Please finish the first draft of the letter and give it to me ASAP.




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    1. Don't worry. I'm . I will go back home soon. I'm not injured.

    2. Condoms provide significant protection against .

    3. This town was built in 65 .

    4. 'My husband is always drunk. He should phone the .'

    5. 'I don't know what to put on your form. My business is not listed. Well, I choose .'

    6. There is an on a very dangerous criminal. Stay at home. Close your doors.

    7. Some teenagers don't like radios: they prefer FM radios.

    8. Sorry, I can't come tomorrow. I must go to the of my firm.

    9. OK. I'll ask my boss and I'll phone you back .

    10. This robot has the best on Earth: he looks like a human being.









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