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Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service

The English We Speak BBC

    • Education
    • 4.5 • 104 Ratings

Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service

    As sick as a parrot

    As sick as a parrot

    Learn a phrase about disappointment.

    • 1 min
    Eke out

    Eke out

    We have the perfect phrase to describe making the most of what you’ve got left.

    • 1 min
    Say no more

    Say no more

    Learn a phrase about understanding someone.

    • 1 min
    Scrub up well

    Scrub up well

    Learn a phrase about making a special effort to dress smartly.

    • 1 min
    You shouldn't have

    You shouldn't have

    Learn a phrase to show surprise when receiving a gift

    • 2 min
    Not looking too clever

    Not looking too clever

    If someone’s 'not looking too clever', are we doubting their intelligence?

    • 2 min

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104 Ratings

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