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From News Event Comes Common Expressions

From News Event Comes Common Expressions

图文2017-03-04 08:00:00

Hello and welcome to another Words and Their Stories, from VOA Learning English.Each week we tell the story of words and expressions used in...

Words and Their Stories: Put Your Best Foot Forward!

Words and Their Stories: Put Your Best Foot Forward!

图文2017-01-28 08:00:00

By Anna Matteo28 January, 2017Now, Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English.On this program, we explore common expressions in Ameri...

Words and Their Stories: Circle Your Wagons

Words and Their Stories: Circle Your Wagons

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Today, let’s consider the term circle the wagons. A great way to show your loyalty to a group of people is to protect them. One way to do t...

Words and Their Stories: Dictionary.com's New Words to the Wise

Words and Their Stories: Dictionary.com's New Words to the Wise

图文2017-04-22 11:09:20

Dictionary.com also announced it added new words to its online search system -- 300 of them to be exact.

Words and Their Stories: A 'Working' Vocabulary on Words to the Wise

Words and Their Stories: A 'Working' Vocabulary on Words to the Wise

图文2017-04-01 10:46:00

VOA Learning English fan Gustavo suggested a 'Words to the Wise' program about the work world. We were happy to 'work' with ...

Words and Their Stories: Farm Terms Are Good for Business

Words and Their Stories: Farm Terms Are Good for Business

图文2017-03-26 18:38:38

Since the 16th century, the word "farm" has meant "land used for agricultural purposes." But a much older meaning is related to economics. T...

Words and Their Stories: Talking Movies on Words to the Wise

Words and Their Stories: Talking Movies on Words to the Wise

图文2017-03-25 18:33:18

Flick is another word for movie. Cinema is another word for movie theater. And Hollywood is sometimes called 'Tinseltown.' But what ...

Words and Their Stories: Spring Is in the Air!

Words and Their Stories: Spring Is in the Air!

图文2017-03-19 10:31:56

Today we talk about a time when half the world is waking from the dark, cold winter months. Spring!

Words and Their Stories: Pure 'Madness' on Words to the Wis

Words and Their Stories: Pure 'Madness' on Words to the Wis

图文2017-03-19 10:27:20

Today on our program, we discuss some words and expressions related to March Madness. That is the big college basketball tournament going on...

Words and Their Stories: Don't Cross the Line! Unless It's the Finish Line.

Words and Their Stories: Don't Cross the Line! Unless It's the Finish Line.

图文2017-03-13 10:21:18

Today, we will talk about the word “line.” Line is a simple, four-letter word, but it has many meanings, making a simple word complex.

Words and Their Stories: New 'Words to the Wise' from Merriam-Webster

Words and Their Stories: New 'Words to the Wise' from Merriam-Webster

图文2017-03-03 10:50:54

The American English dictionary Merriam-Webster recently added a lot of new words to its online site. Learning English reporter Bryan Lynn l...

Words and Their Stories: Welcome to La La Land

Words and Their Stories: Welcome to La La Land

图文2017-02-26 14:04:24

Today we talk about expressions involving Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles is the biggest city in the western United States. It is the s...

Words and Their Stories: How to Win an Election

Words and Their Stories: How to Win an Election

图文2017-02-19 12:03:13

Today we talk about expressions related to the biggest contest in the United States – the election of the American president. Well, except ...

Words and Their Stories: Romantic Relationships. Let's Talk.

Words and Their Stories: Romantic Relationships. Let's Talk.

图文2017-02-13 12:01:42

Now, the VOA Learning English program Words and Their Stories.

Words and Their Stories: How Can a Smelly Fish Help You Avoid the Truth?

Words and Their Stories: How Can a Smelly Fish Help You Avoid the Truth?

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Words and Their Stories: How Can a Smelly Fish Help You Avoid the Truth?

Words and Their Stories: What Does It Mean to Be Stumped?

Words and Their Stories: What Does It Mean to Be Stumped?

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Words and Their Stories: What Does It Mean to Be Stumped?

Words and Their Stories: The Cost of Doing Business

Words and Their Stories: The Cost of Doing Business

图文2017-01-15 11:30:10

There are many expressions that business people use to talk about their business deals. Learn some very useful ones in this episode of Words...

Words and Their Stories: What Is Your New Year's Resolution?

Words and Their Stories: What Is Your New Year's Resolution?

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Today we talk about the word “resolution.” Resolution is a word with more than one meaning.

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