hood

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhʊd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/hʊd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hŏŏd; also for 'hoodlum,' ho̅o̅d)


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bonnet - hood
In British English, the metal cover over the engine of a car is called the bonnet.
I lifted the bonnet to see what the problem was.
In American English, it is called the hood.
I looked under the hood to watch the mechanic at work.
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