Americans Speaking English as a Second Language: 18 English Phrases Foreign to Americans

At 339 million, English has the third most native speakers in the world. And with the countless people speaking English as a second included, English is easily one of the most prevalent and ubiquitous languages on earth. The problem is, with over 170,00 words in numerous dialects, English is also one of the most complicated languages to learn. It’s no wonder that Americans can feel like things have been lost in translation when travelling to other countries that speak English.

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