Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service
Do you ever feel like your creativity just vanishes? Here's a phrase for that situation.
A phrase to use when someone says something that is ridiculous or blatantly untrue.
Bad hair day
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Not see hide nor hair
Sometimes it’s impossible to find someone. Here's a phrase to use in this situation.
super, but …
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Great stuff for learners
I’ve been listening to this programme for a couple of years now. First I used it for preparation for the English test at Cambridge university. Now it is just for fun. I really like it. The episodes are not too long and entertaining. Sometimes the characters are stereotypes, maybe do some more „real-world“ characters here. All in all a great piece for learning and understanding English as it is spoken on the street. Keep up the good work and thanks BBC for the content.
... but doesn’t go deep enough. Also characters are very annoying and backwards.