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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #1573: Initials / Acronyms 9
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    Initials / Acronyms 9


    - Toilet Paper

    I went to the store and bought several rolls of TP.


    - Unidentified Flying Object

    The number of UFO sightings has increased dramatically recently.


    - Ultraviolet - a type of light ray

    We used lots of sunscreen in order to protect ourselves from UV rays.


    - Video Cassette Recorder

    We bought a new VCR after our old one began to have problems.


    - Video Display Unit

    The VDU at work was beginning to cause problems with my eyes so I went to an eye doctor.


    - Very High Frequency

    The television wasn't working because of a problem with the VHF connection.


    - Very Important Person

    The football player was given the VIP treatment when he went to visit his hometown.


    - Vice-President

    After serving faithfully as vice-president for many years my father was appointed to the position of company president.


    - Video Tape Recorder

    The VTR in the classroom was missing because someone was using it for a meeting.


    - Water Closet - toilet

    As soon as we entered the park we went directly to the sign that said WC.


    - Young Men's Christian Association

    The English classes at the YMCA were recommended to the students last year.


    - Young Women's Christian Association

    My friend stayed at the YWCA when she visited New York City last summer.

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    1. 'I'm the of this company... and next year, I'll be the boss!'

    2. 'Beware! light is damaging both to your eyes and to your skin!'

    3. A is a charity providing accommodation and other services, originally for young men and boys.

    4. 'Mum, there's no more !' / ''Don't worry, we haven't run out, we've got some in the cupboard under the stairs.'

    5. = A band of radio frequencies falling between 30 and 300 megahertz.'

    6. 'I've just seen a : a flying saucer! Call the police!'

    7. A is a charity providing accommodation and other services, originally for young women and girls.

    8. July 26, 2000. China has flushed Britain's claims to have invented the down the pan with the discovery of a 2,000-year-old toilet complete with running water, a stone seat and a comfortable armrest.

    9. Tom Cruise, Madonna, Jennifer Lopez are s

    10. A is a magnetic tape recorder for recording (and playing back) TV programs.

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