What colour is your job?
White collar worker / blue-collar worker
What colour is your job?
It's the thought that counts
Learn a polite thing to say when you receive a bad present.
To have all your Christmases come at once
An expression for when you have good fortune
Learn a New Year-related expression
To be all downhill
Rob's done all his work! Find out here if it's all downhill until the weekend for him.
A bright spark
Here's a clever expression that can describe someone doing something stupid.
Here's a phrase that describes making informal conversation about not much.
From pillar to post
Moving from place to place can be chaotic. Learn a phrase to describe the situation
A shock to the system
A sudden and unpleasant change can come as a shock. Learn a phrase to describe this.
Here's a phrase to describe the success of a small team.
To make a song and dance (about something)
If things don't go your way, how can singing and dancing help?
To have a soft spot
How do you feel if you really like something or someone? This phrase might help you.
What is a hard-nosed person like? Find out in this episode of The English We Speak.
Take the rough with the smooth
Learn an expression about experiencing bad things to enable you to enjoy good things.
To pull the wool over someone's eyes
Here's a phrase about preventing someone from discovering something.
Keep a lid on it
Learn the right English phrase about having to put a stop to something.
The joke is on you
Find out more about a seriously funny English phrase.
Laughing all the way to the bank
When can going to the bank be funny? We've got a phrase that will leave you laughing.
Give someone the runaround
A phrase about being unhelpful.
If something is 'dead good' is that a positive or negative thing?
Can you be on fire without any flames?
Like riding a bike
Learn an English expression about skills we never forget.
Looking for a sofa to sleep on? Learn a phrase to describe your actions.
Will wearing new shoes make Feifei more intelligent? Join her and Rob in this programme.
These are job skills needed to deal with the public, and very much in demand.
Get the short straw
A phrase that sucks!
Vanish into thin air
Learn an expression about disappearing
It's a small world
Learn an expression about coincidences.
To fight tooth and nail
Learn a phrase about working hard to get just what you want.
We’ve picked the best phrase for you to learn!
A phrase about taking advantage of a situation to gain sympathy or respect
Learn an expression about likelihood.
When is 'across' not a preposition?
Eat your heart out
Learn a humorous phrase about being the best!
Hot under the collar
Cool off and learn this phrase with us.
We won’t teach you to lie, but you will learn how to use the word ‘fib’.
We teach you a phrase that's worth remembering!
To cough up
When is a cough not a cough? We teach you a money-related phrase.
Love to travel but worried about the environment? Here's a phrase for you to use.
When you don't want to sell, freecycle! Learn what it means.
Have you ever regretted an expensive purchase? This is the phrase for you!
A phrase for when something spoils your fun.
Trying to help your kids succeed in life? These mothers have a strong idea of what to do!
Learn about the TV trend that urges you to relax, slow down and chill out.
Is someone ignoring all of your calls and messages? Maybe you are being ghosted!
A fairy tale with a new meaning
Social media influencer
You know all about social media, but ... what is a social media influencer? Learn here.
Punch above your weight
It sounds violent, but this phrase might surprise you!
‘Big data’ is a hot term these days, but do you know what it means? Learn here.
Swing those arms, shake those hips! Is this the latest dance trend?
Mind your Ps and Qs
Learn an English expression about being polite.
Take one for the team
Are you the kind of person who makes sacrifices for others?
The more the merrier
It’s Christmas and time to party. Learn a phrase that means more people equals more fun!
Out with the old, in with the new
As 2020 approaches, learn a phrase to describe what you can do at this time of year.
Talk the talk
Neil can talk the talk, but does he know what he's talking about?
Learn a phrase about exchanging clothes.
What's a 'microworker'? May be you are one!
The Year of the Rat is here – so Neil has decided to dedicate his life to work.
Kick into the long grass
If you want to delay doing something, where do you kick it?! We have the answer here.
Rob and Feifei explain the true meaning of this animal-related phrase.
Got a fear of not using your mobile phone? Here's how to describe your condition.
A memory like a sieve
Are you forgetful? This expression is for you!
Learn an expression to describe short online content that you can snack on!
If you have to talk about work even when you’re not doing it, this is the phrase for you!
Learn a phrase to describe a negative attitude.
Follow the crowd and learn a new English expression!
Running on fumes
What can you say when you have no energy? Learn a new English expression!
Everyone knows what fire is, don't they? Think again! Roy and Feifei teach a new meaning.
Bang on about something
Do you know someone who talks about something so much that it gets annoying?
Some people suffer from this experience.Find out what it means.
Live for something
Learn a phrase for things that excite you!
A word used to describe something you love doing, but are embarrassed to tell people.
An expression for when there aren't many people working.
Why are people saying 'salty'? Find out with Feifei and Roy.
What word can you use to describe people who show off? Find out with Roy and Feifei.
Spill the tea
Are you a gossip? You'll love this expression.
Not a new word, but it’s more commonly used recently due to the coronavirus crisis.
Have you ever felt like turning off your phone and not doing something social?
A mix of home and office working has led to a new English expression.
Bite the bullet
Learn an English expression with bite!
Learn an expression about criticism.
Learn how to describe a situation that is getting worse and might end in disaster.
Learn a new expression that describes our new way of life.
Learn the new meaning of the word 'cancelled'.
Living in a bubble
Do you know someone who's a bit sheltered from the problems of the world?
Flatten the curve
Learn language to talk about the coronavirus pandemic.
A 'sticking point' is an issue or a problem in a negotiation that blocks an agreement.
Learn the other meaning of the word 'roast'.
Learn a word that can be used to describe something that is basic or bland.
A word for social media attention-seekers!
Find out more about this expression and learn things you can do to help the planet.
A wake-up call
Learn this expression: it's a warning sign!
How do you describe something that is standard, ordinary and nothing special?
One step at a time
When you’re trying something new, it’s best not to rush.
Learn a word that might be useful when you’re developing an idea and need help.
Learn a word about the addiction to looking at depressing news on social media.
Find out more about a portmanteau that combines the words 'list' and 'article'.
A warning when we're going to reveal part of the story of a film, book or TV series.
It's similar to 'carbon footprint', but this focuses on your plastic usage.
Don't share too many photos of your children!
Someone who has become more important than ever during the coronavirus pandemic.