Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #1105: Idioms 7
- North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The members of NATO are gathering for an important meeting next month in Brussels.
- Nota Bene - Latin for take notice or note well
Our teacher told us to memorize the information in our text that is marked NB.
- Old Age Pensioner
At first I could not understand why I couldn't get the discount that was for OAPs only. Later I realized it was for senior citizens.
- Overdose - on drugs
The man died because of a drug OD.
- Operating Room - in a hospital
Before entering the OR the doctors carefully washed their hands.
- Public Address System
Every morning the children listened to the latest school information over the PA.
- Politically Correct - language that is not harmful or insulting to others
The university had a very strict policy that says that all material published in the school newspaper must be PC.
- Physical Education
My PE class was held indoors during the winter months.
- Doctor of Philosophy
After receiving his Phd in history my friend was able to get a job at a university.
- Please Leave On - used when you want to leave something on a blackboard or whiteboard
Although the teacher wrote PLO on the blackboard the information was erased during the lunch break.
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