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Word of the Day

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Today's Word/phrase:


stupid in an annoying way

  • It was Dominic's bird-brained scheme to ask staff to work on a Saturday, and it's been a total failure!

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Recent Words of the Day

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a calling

a chosen job or profession

  • It has always been my calling to be a teacher.

a dark horse

someone who is mysterious or surprises with what they do

  • I didn't know that Danny runs two businesses as well as working here! He's a bit of a dark horse.



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This Week! 

This week, and every week in August,we are featuring words used to describe human characteristics. See if you recognise the one/s that describe you or people you know, and don't forget to practice their use in your English speaking too! 

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