The English We Speak

Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02pc9zn

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A phrase that sucks!


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Soft skills


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Big deal


When is a big deal not impressive?


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Couch surfing


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Like riding a bike


Learn an English expression about skills we never forget.


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On fire


Can you be on fire without any flames?


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Out of order


Learn an expression for offensive behaviour.


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Dead


If something is 'dead good' is that a positive or negative thing?


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Give someone the runaround


A phrase about being unhelpful.


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