The English We Speak

The English We Speak

Por BBC
En BBC World Service

It slaps!

What do you think is absolutely amazing?

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Have a lot of plates spinning

A phrase about having a lot of things to do.

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Pizzazz

Do a lot of people remark on how glamorous you are?

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Oomph

A word to describe someone with charm and energy!

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Snap up

If you snap up something, you get it quickly or immediately and usually with enthusiasm.

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Nothingburger

Describing something insignificant

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Awesomesauce

Learn a new informal word to describe something amazing.

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Clout

Learn an expression about having influence.

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Goat

'GOAT' is used to talk about things or people that we think are the best.

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Workation

'Workation' is a combination of the words 'work' and 'vacation'.

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Moonshot

Learn an expression used to describe an experimental project.

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Slap-bang

Learn a phrase to describe an exact position.

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Sadfishing

A word used when someone exaggerates their emotional problems to get attention.

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Mic drop

Roy and Feifei teach you a new English expression.

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Tone deaf

Learn when 'tone deaf' has nothing to do with music...

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'A' game

Sometimes people need to be on top form and do their best work.

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Frontliner

We describe nurses and doctors who have been working on the frontline

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On fleek

From eyebrows to clothes, when they look good we like to say so.

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Contact tracing

Learn vocabulary related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Key worker

Someone who has become more important than ever during the coronavirus pandemic.

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