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Today's Word/phrase:

a sickie

taking a day off work and reporting in 'sick' when you are not really ill

  • Paul took a sickie to go fishing with a friend!

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Recent Words of the Day

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to tackle

to deal with a problem

  • unless we tackle the issue of funding we will be unable progress with this project

recyclable

things that can be recycled

  • One measure which can stop waste is to encourage people to buy things in recyclable containers such as glass.

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