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Joanne and her parents went to Tokyo last week, and today she is talking to her friend Janet all about it.
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Annie's flatmate moved out three weeks ago, and she's looking for someone else to move into her spare room. Last week, she posted an advert on her company's monthly online newsletter. She got a reply from a colleague in another department who is asking to view the room.
Jessica and Arthur used to work together, and now meet for dinner once a month. This time, Jessica has an amazing story to share.
Jessica and Arthur used to work together, and now meet for dinner once a month. This time, Jessica has an amazing story to share.
Jonny Inventor hosts a weekly podcast on the world’s greatest inventions. Listen to the latest edition.
Jonny Inventor hosts a weekly podcast on the world’s greatest inventions.
How are you today? Full of the joys of spring, or are you feeling a bit down in the dumps? These two expressions mean the exact opposite of each other. Listen to find out what each mean.
How are you today? Full of the joys of spring, or are you feeling a bit down in the dumps? These two expressions mean the exact opposite of each other.
The world of sport is filled with awards handed out for the best player in this or the leading team of that. But one of the most prestigious awards in football - one every professional player of the game dreams of winning - is ‘Le Ballon D’Or’.
The world of sport is filled with awards handed out for the best player in this or the leading team of that. But one of the most prestigious awards in football - one every professional player of the game dreams of winning - is ‘Le Ballon D’Or’.
If you want to hang a picture on the wall, you need to hammer in a nail to make sure it goes in straight, you must hit it on the flat end, known as the “head”. And there we have the origins of the expression ‘to hit the nail on the head’. If you tell someone they have hit the nail on the head, you...