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

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 2m. Bisher sind 689 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

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Rinse repeat


An expression to describe repetitive tiresome actions. Learn how to use it here.


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A million to one


Here's an expression to say something is extremely unlikely


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Cash in on something


Learn a phrase about making money.


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Make your hair stand on end


Here’s a phrase about things that scare you. Learn how to use it in this programme.


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On the go


A phrase to describe how busy you are


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A blow


What a blow! It's so disappointing. Learn how to use this with us


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 January 22, 2024  2m
 
 

Rears its head


Want to talk about problems? Here's a useful phrase


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 January 16, 2024  1m
 
 

Elbow grease


Some things just need a little elbow grease. Learn what that is in this programme.


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 January 8, 2024  2m
 
 

Bring something to the party


You want to say that you can offer a lot. Learn a phrase for this.


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 January 2, 2024  2m
 
 

Light up like a Christmas tree


Has something suddenly made you look very happy? Learn an expression for this.


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 December 26, 2023  2m