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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January 17th, 2017

Learn a phrase you can use that features our feathered friend

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January 10th, 2017

Use this phrase involving bottles when you’re too afraid to do something

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Got your number

January 3rd, 2017

Understanding someone's true intentions

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A slap in the face

December 27th, 2016

Not got the result you wanted? Here's a phrase that expresses how you feel