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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

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    • Education
    • 4.3 • 25 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

    A doddle

    A doddle

    Is this phrase easy to learn?

    • 1 min
    It’s now or never

    It’s now or never

    Learn how to use ‘it’s now or never’

    • 2 min
    Happy days

    Happy days

    Learn a phrase to use when you hear good news.

    • 2 min
    Double down

    Double down

    Learn a phrase about extra effort.

    • 2 min
    Game face

    Game face

    Learn an expression about determination.

    • 2 min
    Bitten by the bug

    Bitten by the bug

    Learn a phrase about becoming interested and excited in doing something.

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Gmjdnz ,

Educational

I thought it would be more about the history of the phrases not just learning when to use the phrase

怕瓦落地啊啊 ,

Love it

The target audience is non-native speaker, suits me perfectly!

Extra Little ,

The English we speak

Practical & interesting!

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