The English We SpeakAuthor: BBC Radio
20 Feb 2019

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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    To make a song and dance (about something)

    If things don't go your way, how can singing and dancing help?

  • Posted on 19 Feb 2019

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    Giant killer

    Here's a phrase to describe the success of a small team.

  • Posted on 12 Feb 2019

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    A shock to the system

    A sudden and unpleasant change can come as a shock. Learn a phrase to describe this.

  • Posted on 05 Feb 2019

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    From pillar to post

    Moving from place to place can be chaotic. Learn a phrase to describe the situation

  • Posted on 29 Jan 2019

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    Small talk

    Here's a phrase that describes making informal conversation about not much.

  • Posted on 22 Jan 2019

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