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101 Most Common Daily Used Abbreviations in English With PDF

101 Most Common Daily Used Abbreviations in English With PDF
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Hi learners, in this lesson you are going to learn 101 most commonly used abbreviations in English. Here are 101 that you’ll encounter often and that every English speaker should know. If you want to download a complete PDF for this lesson then go to the bottom of this page.

Daily Used Abbreviations

In today’s fast-paced world where people frequently need to transmit information quickly and effectively, abbreviations are a common part of language. The abbreviations we frequently use in conversation, text messages, emails, social media posts, and news headlines are considered everyday abbreviations. Acronyms, initialisms, and condensed words are some of the most frequently used abbreviations. The first letter of each word in a phrase can be combined to produce an acronym, such as NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) or ASAP (as quickly as possible). While initialisms, like FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) or CEO (Chief Executive Officer), are produced from the first letter of each word in a phrase and are spoken independently. As an example of a shortened word, consider “lol” (laugh out loud). They enable us to communicate more quickly and effectively, allowing us to convey complex ideas and information in less time. They can also be used to convey a sense of familiarity or informality, particularly in online or social media contexts, and can be found in a variety of contexts, from casual text messages between friends to professional emails between colleagues.

Benefits of Abbreviations! The ability to reduce time and space in written communication is one advantage of frequently used acronyms. Daily abbreviations enable us to swiftly scan and absorb information in a world where information is constantly bombarding us from all directions, allowing us to concentrate on the most crucial elements. Additionally, they make it easier for us to convey our feelings and sentiments, as seen when we use the expressions “lol” (for laugh out loud) or “smh” (for shaking my head) to convey approbation or disappointment. However, frequently used acronyms can sometimes lead to misunderstandings or confusion, especially when they are used in formal or academic settings where the meaning may not be immediately obvious. Because of this, it’s crucial to utilise common abbreviations correctly and only in relevant contexts. Overall, commonly used acronyms are an important part of modern communication since they let us communicate more quickly and effectively. However, they should be used carefully to avoid misunderstandings.

101 Daily Used Abbreviations

ASAP As Soon As Possible
DIY  Do It Yourself
2moro Tomorrow
IMHO In My Humble Opinion
FYI For Your Information
& And
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival
AEAP As early as possible
BTW By The Way
B3 Blah, Blah, Blah
HR Human Resources
AKA Also Known As
2day Today
ALAP At late as possible
CEO Chief Executive Officer
B4KYKI Before you know it
CFO Chief Financial Officer
IAC In any case
IT Information Technology
2nte Tonight
SS So sorry
101 Most Common Daily Used Abbreviations in English With PDF

101 Most Common Daily Used Abbreviations in English With PDF

 

RIP Rest in Peace
BF Boyfriend
POV Point of View
BTAM Be That As Is May
TBD To Be Determined
BFF Best Friends, Forever
TMI Too Much Information
BM&U Between Me and You
TGIF Thank God It’s Friday
C See
LOL Laugh Out Loud
CWOT Complete Waste Of Time
OMG Oh My God
F2F Face To Face
BRB Be Right Back
CUL See You Later
IDK I Don’t Know
CTN Can’t Talk Now
DM Direct Message
BRO Brother
NC No Comment
101 Most Common Daily Used Abbreviations in English With PDF

101 Most Common Daily Used Abbreviations in English

 

OMG Oh My God
CUS See You Soon
FOMO Fear of Missing Out
EOD End Of Day
FTW For The Win
FOAF Friend Of A Friend
GTG Got To Go
D8 Date
IRL  In Real Life
HAK Huge and Kisses
LMAO Laughing My Ass Off
BT But
N/A Not Applicable
FC Finger Crossed
NP No Problem
CYT See You Tomorrow
OT Off Topic
EM! Excuse Me!
OTOH On The Other Hand
GF Girlfriend
CYL Call You Later
UR Your / You Are
101 Most Common Daily Used Abbreviations in English With PDF

Daily Used Abbreviations in English

 

GR8 Great
PPL People
IMU I Miss You
TIA Thanks In Advance
IC I See
YOLO You Only Live Once
HRU How Are You
ATM At The Moment
HAND Have A Nice Day
BYOB Bring Your Own Beer
ILY I Love You
FYEO For Your Eyes Only
IDC I Don’t Are
FYI For Your Information
KFY Kiss For You
IMO In My Opinion
L8R Later
JK Just Kidding
MIA Missing In Action
KMN Kill Me Now
RUOK Are You Ok?
PLS Please
101 Most Common Daily Used Abbreviations in English With PDF

Most Common Daily Used Abbreviations

 

NBD  No Big Deal
JC Just Checking
NNTR No Need To Reply
KPC Keeping Parents Clueless
OIC Oh, I See
LTNS Long Time No See
SFW Safe For Work
MYOB Mind Your Own Business
SMH Shaking My Head
MoF Male Or Female
TBH To Be Honest
NM Never Mind
TTYL Talk To You Later
OMW On My Way
TY Thank You
OTP On The Phone
WBU What About You
PAL Parents Are Listening
WFH Work From Home
OTL Out To Lunch
SITD Still In The Dark
RN Right Now
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