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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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Mansplaining

November 29th, 2016

A word for when a man explains to a woman something in a way which suggests she's stupid.

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Rolling in it

November 22nd, 2016

Neil is rolling on the floor to teach a phrase connected to wealth. Feifei explains

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Photobomb

November 15th, 2016

Feifei and Sian discuss a word to use when something unexpectedly appears in your photo.

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Cyberchondriac

November 8th, 2016

Do you look up every symptom on the internet and then imagine you have a serious illness? Here's an expression to describe what you're doing