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What might you embark on? a) a meal b) a big project c) a football match? To find out, read our new post on phrasal verbs that mean 'start':
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What might you embark on a a meal b a big project

It’s kicking off! (Phrasal verbs for starting things)

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Medchrif Abdi
María Belén Bonacalza
Do you know if you've seen a movie with an F rating? (It might not mean what you think!) Check out this and other new words: [ Wp.me Link ]
Do you know if youve seen a movie with an F rating

New words – 19 June

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Are you baffled by 'bewildered'? Are you puzzled by 'perplexed'? Let Kate Woodford explain all with her new post on words meaning 'confused' and 'confusing'. [ Wp.me Link ]
Are you baffled by bewildered Are you puzzled by perplexed Let Kate

I was completely baffled. (Words meaning ‘confused’)

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Claude Daniel Beck
Did you start your day with a cup of coffee? Or perhaps an ambient tea with a little golden milk? For fashionable new drinks, check out this week's New Words.[ Wp.me Link ]
Did you start your day with a cup of coffee Or perhaps

New words – 12 June 2017

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Abse Abdusalam
Daniel Ramos
Mehmood Shah
You may have heard that the UK has a general election on 8 June. To find out about the language used in the election campaign, read Liz Walter's latest post: [ Wp.me Link ]
You may have heard that the UK has a general election on

Hard Brexit, soft Brexit, grammar schools or renationalized railways? The UK general election.

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Gigamansions and sky pools...Words to make you green with envy on a Monday morning. Check them out at: [ Wp.me Link ]
Gigamansions and sky poolsWords to make you green with envy on a

New words – 5 June 2017

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Can we be of assistance with your vocabulary? Explore words and phrases for helping others with Kate Woodford's latest post. [ Cambridge.org Link ]
Can we be of assistance with your vocabulary Explore words and phrases

Can I give you a hand? (Words and phrases for helping others)

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We're all used to hearing about selfies, but what about 'shelfies', or even 'surroundies'? For photo-related new words, check out our latest post: [ Wp.me Link ]
Were all used to hearing about selfies but what about shelfies or

New words – 29 May 2017

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Felix Fernando Pajuelo Saavedra
We're rolling up our sleeves here at Cambridge Dictionary! What are we preparing for? For these and other contemporary English idioms, check out Kate Woodford's new post: [ Wp.me Link ]
Were rolling up our sleeves here at Cambridge Dictionary What are we

Playing second fiddle (Everyday idioms in newspapers)

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If you've always assumed that breathing was something that just came naturally, think again! Check out 'breath coach' and other new words: [ Cambridge.org Link ]
If youve always assumed that breathing was something that just came naturally

New words – 22 May 2017

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We're not mincing words this week at Cambridge Dictionary! Discover words and phrases for speaking directly in Kate Woodford's latest blog: [ Cambridge.org Link ]

He doesn’t pull any punches. (The language of telling the truth)

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Leonardo Zambrano
Felicita Campuzano
At work, are you a supertasker, or even a neo-generalist? To find out about new, work-related words, take a look at this week's New Words.[ Wp.me Link ]
At work are you a supertasker or even a neogeneralist To find

New words – 15 May 2017

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'Neither of the men enjoy/enjoys tennis.' Do you ever worry which is correct? Let Liz Walter explain: [ Cambridge.org Link ]
Neither of the men enjoyenjoys tennis Do you ever worry which is

We agree but she agrees: the importance of subject-verb agreement

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Pedro Brownnil Inglesh T-raww
Bordando El Devenir
Forget glamping, we're all about 'champing'! What are we talking about? Check out this week's New Words: [ Cambridge.org Link ]
Forget glamping were all about champing What are we talking about Check

New words – 8 May 2017

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What do you do when you have a problem? Kate Woodford shares some phrasal verbs for taking action: [ Ow.ly Link ]
What do you do when you have a problem Kate Woodford shares

Deal with it! (Phrasal verbs for managing problems)

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They say that the British love to talk about the weather. Learn how to join in the conversation with this week's blog post: [ Ow.ly Link ]
They say that the British love to talk about the weather Learn

Sweltering, torrential and gusty: interesting words for talking about...

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Ruth Fernandes Braga Borges
#WOTD sculpture (noun): The museum has several life-sized sculptures of people and animals. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Today is the 3rd International Sculpture day (or IS day) - a worldwide celebration where communities are encouraged to create and champion sculptures. Is there an event happening where you live?
WOTD sculpture noun: The museum has several lifesized sculptures of people and animals
Wafaa Hamdi
Get back in tune with your body and appreciate the positives with this week's new words: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Get back in tune with your body and appreciate the positives with this week's new words:

New words – 24 April 2017

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It's all going wrong in this week's article by Kate Woodford! Here's a collection of phrasal verbs for when life presents you with problems: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Its all going wrong in this weeks article by Kate Woodford Heres

I messed up! (Phrasal verbs for problems)

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Anuj Sain
Hà Hà
Nyra P De La Rosa Lopez
#WOTD tea party (noun): We've invited the neighbours round this afternoon for a tea party. [ Ow.ly Link ]

It's National Tea Day on Friday 21 April, so we'll all be getting together across the UK to celebrate one of our nation's favourite pastimes - drinking tea! Why don't you host your own tea party that day too?
WOTD tea party noun: We've invited the neighbours round this afternoon for a tea party
Magda Mierowska
Emre Arslan
Jiří Poděbradský