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Every week we ask you a different question. Hear what people in London say, then join the conversation! This week, when do you feel free?

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The Express English team

One man feels free when he can make his own decisions, and have freedom of speech.

One woman doesn't feel free when someone is nagging her.

Another woman feels most free when she plays the piano because she isn't worrying about anything.

Did you know?


Liberia means land of the free and was founded as a homeland for freed American slaves.

Language tip

Blue-sky thinking is thinking about an issue, with total freedom from practical limitations.

Cultural tip

In English we say 'free as a bird', but we associate rats with cages and lack of freedom.

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This Express English was originally published in 2011.

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