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The English We Speak

The English We Speak

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  • Give someone the runaround

    Give someone the runaround

    62:39Apr 16
  • Laughing all the way to the bank

    Laughing all the way to the bank

    302:34Apr 09
  • The joke is on you

    The joke is on you

    554:22Apr 02
  • Keep a lid on it

    Keep a lid on it

    393:09Mar 26
  • To pull the wool over someone's eyes

    To pull the wool over someone's eyes

    382:52Mar 19
  • Take the rough with the smooth

    Take the rough with the smooth

    382:51Mar 12
  • Hard-nosed

    Hard-nosed

    502:37Mar 05
  • To have a soft spot

    To have a soft spot

    703:08Feb 26
  • To make a song and dance (about something)

    To make a song and dance (about something)

    533:13Feb 19
  • Giant killer

    Giant killer

    693:04Feb 12
  • A shock to the system

    A shock to the system

    742:34Feb 05
  • From pillar to post

    From pillar to post

    762:55Jan 29
  • Small talk

    Small talk

    1052:55Jan 22
  • A bright spark

    A bright spark

    1063:02Jan 15
  • To be all downhill

    To be all downhill

    842:49Jan 08

The English We Speak

Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service