The English We Speak

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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

Whizz-kid Feb. 20, 2018

Young, clever and successful: find out a phrase that describes someone like this

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Not gonna lie Dec. 18, 2017
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So done with Oct. 17, 2017
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