Friday Phrase is our weekly text series where we help you learn a new phrase. You will find out what the phrase means and how to use that phrase in your everyday conversations. Read the text and then try to use the phrase at least once during the same day.
Episode 200313 / 13 Mar 2020
Learn a useful expression about taking a big risk
Episode 200306 / 06 Mar 2020
Learn a useful expression to describe a sensible, practical person
Episode 200228 / 28 Feb 2020
Learn a useful expression to describe an overprotective parent.
Episode 200221 / 21 Feb 2020
Learn a useful phrase to talk about setting objectives at work.
Episode 200214 / 14 Feb 2020
Learn a phrase to describe someone not making mistakes.
Episode 200207 / 07 Feb 2020
Learn a useful phrasal verb to say that you are similar to an older member of your family.
Episode 200131 / 23 Jan 2020
Learn a useful multi-word verb to say that you admire someone
Episode 200124 / 24 Jan 2020
What to say when a member of our family tends to behave badly
Episode 200117 / 17 Jan 2020
Have you been working hard at the gym lately?
Episode 200110 / 10 Jan 2020
Do you need a rest after a period of hard work?
Episode 191220 / 20 Dec 2019
Learn a useful phrase to congratulate people
Episode 191213 / 13 Dec 2019
Do you spend a lot of time shopping for the cheapest item?
Episode 191206 / 06 Dec 2019
Learn an optimistic expression 😊
Episode 191129 / 29 Nov 2019
Stand by to learn a new phrase!
Episode 191122 / 22 Nov 2019
An informal phrase about being in love 💕
Episode 191115 / 15 Nov 2019
Had an idea not properly thought through? This phrase's for you!
Episode 191108 / 08 Nov 2019
Have you ever provided so much help to someone that they didn't even need to think? There's a phrase for that.
Episode 191101 / 01 Nov 2019
Find out how to use the phrase 'do numbers' in BBC Learning English's Friday Phrase series.
Episode 191025 / 25 Oct 2019
Find out how to use the phrase 'have a frog in your throat' in BBC Learning English's Friday Phrase series.
Episode 191011 / 09 Oct 2019
Find out how to use the phrase 'one in a million' in BBC Learning English's Friday Phrase series.