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Word of the Day

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All our words are used in current English and we hear or read them within days of using them here!

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Today's Word/phrase:


think you are superior to others

  • She has nothing to be snooty about, we all grew up in the same street!

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Recent Words of the Day

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a good egg

a helpful or reliable person

  • I'd ask Melanie to help she's a good egg!


self-important, appearing grand or arrogant

  • I rarely go to the golf club, I find them all a bit pompous.



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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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