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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: 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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    TRANSCRIPT
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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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    TRANSCRIPT
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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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    TRANSCRIPT
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    IMPORTANT: This podcast is changing its name

    IMPORTANT: This podcast is changing its name

    This podcast is changing its name! Don’t worry, you will still be able to learn new expressions with The English We Speak. And we’ll also have some new programmes with authentic English conversation to help you learn.
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