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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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Hot under the collar

Hot under the collar

2019-08-2000:02:46

Cool off and learn this phrase with us.
Eat your heart out

Eat your heart out

2019-08-1300:03:1110

Learn a humorous phrase about being the best!
Across

Across

2019-08-0600:02:427

When is 'across' not a preposition?
Fat chance

Fat chance

2019-07-3000:02:4511

Learn an expression about likelihood.
Milk it

Milk it

2019-07-2300:02:4620

A phrase about taking advantage of a situation to gain sympathy or respect
To cherry-pick

To cherry-pick

2019-07-1600:03:068

We’ve picked the best phrase for you to learn!
To fight tooth and nail

To fight tooth and nail

2019-07-0900:03:0514

Learn a phrase about working hard to get just what you want.
It's a small world

It's a small world

2019-07-0200:02:3727

Learn an expression about coincidences.
Vanish into thin air

Vanish into thin air

2019-06-2500:02:2712

Learn an expression about disappearing
Get the short straw

Get the short straw

2019-06-1800:03:0411

A phrase that sucks!
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Comments (123)

g.s.stepanov@gmail.com

Hello everyone! Somebody knows where can I find the texts of this episodes in public access?

Aug 20th
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Willian De Sousa Silva

at the end, they still had some sort of joke in the program. kkk

Aug 14th
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Cooper Scott

Willian De Sousa Silva that's good~

Aug 14th
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Bishal Gautam

hahahaha!! God Damn, guess who had stolen the cake 🍰??

Jul 22nd
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Bishal Gautam

Fido Wood You can listen :)

Jul 23rd
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Fido Wood

Bishal Gautam Who?

Jul 23rd
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Brendon Burns

good

Jul 22nd
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test

Brendon Burns yes🙆

Jul 22nd
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Brendon Burns

Brendon Burns yes

Jul 22nd
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sepideh hayati

I have a problem with play the episodes . ...why?

Jul 21st
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sepideh hayati

why the cast box app can't play the episodes ? ????? I have problem ...

Jul 21st
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Pinal

i cherry-picked The English We Speak, because it's a best podcast

Jul 20th
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Trần Đức Hiếu

yeah, 3 dead minutes

Jul 19th
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Behzad Ahmadzadeh

why the Castbox App can't play the episodes?

Jul 5th
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Behzad Ahmadzadeh

Why can't Castbox play the episodes?

Jul 4th
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윤영혜

fun and useful

Jun 11th
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Janibyek

good

Jun 6th
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mohamadreza jalilnejad

could you plz insert subtitle?

Jun 4th
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Alice Rouse

👌👌👌

May 28th
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Imran Ali

Helpful

May 23rd
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Sayed Matiullah Hashimi

Just wow

May 21st
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Pashan Nayanajith

Root of English

May 15th
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Willian De Sousa Silva

"EVACUATE THE BUILDING" kkk I laughed hard when Neal screamed

May 8th
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Ruchhenbung Bhim Rai

nice

May 3rd
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Stanley Su

Very useful!

Apr 26th
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