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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

Pizzazz

The English We Speak

  • 210 views
  • 2 months ago
  • 03:07

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

Oomph

The English We Speak

  • 130 views
  • 3 months ago
  • 03:07

A word to describe someone with charm and energy!

Snap up

The English We Speak

  • 190 views
  • 3 months ago
  • 02:35

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

Nothingburger

The English We Speak

  • 220 views
  • 3 months ago
  • 03:22

Describing something insignificant

Awesomesauce

The English We Speak

  • 200 views
  • 3 months ago
  • 03:09

Learn a new informal word to describe something amazing.

Clout

The English We Speak

  • 140 views
  • 4 months ago
  • 02:42

Learn an expression about having influence.