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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Across


When is 'across' not a preposition?


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 2019-08-06  2m
 
 

Fat chance


Learn an expression about likelihood.


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 2019-07-30  2m
 
 

Milk it


A phrase about taking advantage of a situation to gain sympathy or respect


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 2019-07-23  2m
 
 

To cherry-pick


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 2019-07-16  3m
 
 

To fight tooth and nail


Learn a phrase about working hard to get just what you want.


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 2019-07-09  3m
 
 

It's a small world


Learn an expression about coincidences.


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 2019-07-02  2m
 
 

Vanish into thin air


Learn an expression about disappearing


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 2019-06-25  2m
 
 

Get the short straw


A phrase that sucks!


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 2019-06-18  3m
 
 

Soft skills


These are job skills needed to deal with the public, and very much in demand.


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 2019-06-11  2m
 
 

Big deal


When is a big deal not impressive?


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 2019-06-04  3m