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Make the English you speak sound more natural with The English We Speak from bbclearningenglish.com. Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme.

Make the English you speak sound more natural with The English We Speak from bbclearningenglish.com. Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme.
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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

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Make the English you speak sound more natural with The English We Speak from bbclearningenglish.com. Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme.

Language:

English


Episodes

Waffle on

10/16/2018
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Not all waffling is good!

Duration:00:03:45

Skew-whiff

10/9/2018
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Describe something that isn't straight.

Duration:00:03:20

Play a blinder

10/2/2018
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Doing something amazing.

Duration:00:04:09

Miffed

9/25/2018
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Has someone annoyed you? Use this word.

Duration:00:04:18

Humblebrag

9/18/2018
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Brag if you must - just don’t humblebrag! Find out what that means with Rob and Feifei.

Duration:00:04:12

Out of your depth

9/11/2018
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A phrase for when you're struggling to do something.

Duration:00:03:34

Mardy

9/4/2018
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A word for a bad mood.

Duration:00:03:01

Curry favour

8/28/2018
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Learn a spicy expression.

Duration:00:04:21

Take the biscuit

8/21/2018
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A sweet phrase for irritating behaviour.

Duration:00:02:48

Step on it

8/14/2018
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Do you need someone to go faster? Use this informal phrase.

Duration:00:02:46

Ping

8/7/2018
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When does the word 'ping' not make a sound? Find out in this programme.

Duration:00:02:53

Crunch time

7/31/2018
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When the time comes to make an important decision, what do you say?

Duration:00:03:06

Have a pop

7/24/2018
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Learn a phrase about having a go at something

Duration:00:04:21

A necessary evil

7/17/2018
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Can you accept something you don't like?

Duration:00:04:21

If the cap fits

7/10/2018
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Learn an expression about accepting criticism

Duration:00:04:21

My bad

7/3/2018
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Learn a phrase about accepting blame

Duration:00:04:21

To have a good nose (for something)

6/26/2018
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Rob and Feifei sniff out a new phrase to learn

Duration:00:03:07

Friends in High Places

6/19/2018
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Learn a phrase about important people

Duration:00:02:56

Catch-22

6/12/2018
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Learn an expression for a no-win situation.

Duration:00:03:02

Let the dust settle

6/5/2018
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Learn a phrase about allowing a situation to become calm again

Duration:00:03:07