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 560 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 2 hours 31 minutes

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Here’s the expression you can use to talk about something special.


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Extra


Learn an expression to describe how exaggerated some people are.


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Zhuzh


Do you want to make something more interesting by changing it slightly?


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Lo and behold


Learn an expression to introduce a surprising part of a story.


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Bigwig


Here’s an expression to describe an important and powerful person.


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 2021-08-17  2m
 
 

Cringe


A word for when you want to say that something is really embarrassing.


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It’s the … for me


Learn an expression to talk about why you love or hate something.


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 2021-08-05  2m
 
 

Obvs


Some things are obvious but maybe this word isn’t. Listen to the programme.


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 2021-07-27  1m
 
 

Down / Up for something


If there is something you are interested in doing now, we have an expression for you.


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 2021-07-20  2m
 
 

Savage


Learn a new meaning of the word 'savage'.


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 2021-07-13  2m