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Lessons for life

Every week we ask you a different question. Hear what people in London say, then join the conversation!

What lessons for life can you give?

Watch the video to read and hear what some people in London told us.

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The Express English team

These are some of the life lessons people in London have given us:

Live every day as though it is your last.

Enjoy yourself!

Treat others as you would like to be treated.

Don't take life too seriously.

Did you know?


The longest living person ever is Jeanne Calment. She was born in France in 1875, and died in 1997 at the age of 122.

Language tip

'Life begins at forty' is an idiom that means by the time you are forty years old you have enough experience and skill to do what you want to do with your life.

Cultural tip

In some countries it is rude to ask a woman her age, unless you have a good reason.

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