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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

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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

    Living in a bubble

    Living in a bubble

    Do you know someone who's a bit sheltered from the problems of the world?

    • 2 min
    Cancelled

    Cancelled

    Learn the new meaning of the word 'cancelled'.

    • 2 min
    New normal

    New normal

    Learn a new expression that describes our new way of life.

    • 2 min
    Slippery slope

    Slippery slope

    Learn how to describe a situation that is getting worse and might end in disaster.

    • 2 min
    Throw shade

    Throw shade

    Learn an expression about criticism.

    • 2 min
    Bite the bullet

    Bite the bullet

    Learn an English expression with bite!

    • 2 min

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