The English We Speak

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Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service


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March 21st, 2017

Getting less for your money? Could you be the victim of 'shrinkflation'?

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La-la land

March 14th, 2017

Is someone making unreasonable requests? Here's where they live

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A different kettle of fish

March 7th, 2017

Fishing for a phrase? This could be the one for you

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At the drop of a hat

February 28th, 2017

What would Rob do at the drop of a hat? Find out more about this expression