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 necessary evil


      Learn a phrase about accepting something you don't like but have to do


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      A necessary evil


      Can you accept something you don't like?


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      If the cap fits


      Learn an expression about accepting criticism


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      My bad


      Learn a phrase about accepting blame


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      If the cap fits


      Sometimes the truth hurts. Rob and Feifei help you learn a phrase about honest opinion


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      To have a good nose (for something)


      Rob and Feifei sniff out a new phrase to learn


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      Friends in High Places


      Learn a phrase about important people


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      Catch-22


      Learn an expression for a no-win situation.


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      Let the dust settle


      Learn a phrase about allowing a situation to become calm again


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       2018-06-05  2m
       
       

      Nothing to shout about


      Learn a phrase about not saying much


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       2018-05-29  2m