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Everyday expressions and real English conversations to help make your everyday conversations easier.
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    The English We Speak: Peaks and troughs

    The English We Speak: Peaks and troughs

    Ever felt like you’re on the rollercoaster of life and you don’t know a good way to say it?
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    The English We Speak: Heavy lifting

    The English We Speak: Heavy lifting

    Heavy lifting isn’t about the gym. Learn this expression here.
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    The English We Speak: Stir the pot

    The English We Speak: Stir the pot

    Some people just love causing trouble. This expression is about them!
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    The English We Speak: Wishy-washy

    The English We Speak: Wishy-washy

    Here's an expression to use when things are just too vague.
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    The English We Speak: Shook

    The English We Speak: Shook

    A word to express surprise or shock.
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    The English We Speak: Let loose

    The English We Speak: Let loose

    An expression that means relax and celebrate.
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Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
846 Ratings

846 Ratings

japtwmjtm ,

面白い

為になるイディオムなど知ることができる!短いので、聴きやすい

ますみんぐみんぐ ,

すごくいいです

とても聞いていて為になる気がします。
スクリプトなどはどこで見れるのでしょうか

Rice😄 ,

Very helpful :)

Very easy and fun to listen!!
I love this podcast XD
Thank you for teaching us those useful phrases :D

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