The English We SpeakAuthor: BBC Radio
16 Aug 2018

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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    Step on it

    Do you need someone to go faster? Use this informal phrase.

  • Posted on 14 Aug 2018

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    Ping

    When does the word 'ping' not make a sound? Find out in this programme.

  • Posted on 07 Aug 2018

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    Crunch time

    When the time comes to make an important decision, what do you say?

  • Posted on 31 Jul 2018

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    Have a pop

    Learn a phrase about having a go at something

  • Posted on 24 Jul 2018

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    A necessary evil

    Can you accept something you don't like?

  • Posted on 17 Jul 2018

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