The English We Speak

The English We Speak

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  • Hot under the collar

    Hot under the collar

    232:46Aug 20
  • Eat your heart out

    Eat your heart out

    423:25Aug 13
  • Across


    554:22Aug 06
  • Fat chance

    Fat chance

    562:59Jul 30
  • Milk it

    Milk it

    604:22Jul 23
  • To cherry-pick

    To cherry-pick

    764:22Jul 16
  • To fight tooth and nail

    To fight tooth and nail

    783:19Jul 09
  • It's a small world

    It's a small world

    932:51Jul 02
  • Vanish into thin air

    Vanish into thin air

    722:41Jun 25
  • Get the short straw

    Get the short straw

    903:18Jun 18
  • Soft skills

    Soft skills

    882:55Jun 11
  • Clever clogs

    Clever clogs

    852:58May 28
  • Couch surfing

    Couch surfing

    943:12May 21
  • Like riding a bike

    Like riding a bike

    1043:00May 14
  • On fire

    On fire

    993:13May 07

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