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


Throw the book at somebody

September 24th, 2012

Episode 181 of 531 episodes

Rosie arrives late again and she tells Helen that their boss will throw the book at her. Is he going to hurt her?