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    The English We Speak: Dip your toe into

    The English We Speak: Dip your toe into

    Here's an expression about trying something new.
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    The English We Speak: Ham-fisted

    The English We Speak: Ham-fisted

    Here's an expression about clumsiness. [Image: Getty] For more great language tips and programmes visit bbclearningenglish.com
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    The English We Speak: Second nature

    The English We Speak: Second nature

    Here's an expression that means you can do something without having to think about it, because it's so familiar to you. [Image: Getty]
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    The English we speak: Take the plunge

    The English we speak: Take the plunge

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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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