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Nov 12, 2018

A Phrasal Verb a Day #146 - TO PRESIDE OVER

Definition: to be in a position of power while important changes or events are happening.

E.g. Alex Ferguson presided over one of the most successful periods in Manchester United's history.


A letter from Luke (9 Nov 2018)

Nov 9, 2018

Hello dear listeners,

This is not an audio or video episode - it's a letter from me to you.

If you've listened to episode 557 you'll know that I'm currently moving flat, which also means that I'm moving my podcast headquarters out of the sky-pod and into a new sky-pod in our next flat. (What's a sky-pod Luke? Keep...


Nov 1, 2018

557. I'm a Rambling Guy (Monologue - Autumn 2018)

A rambling monologue about my recent French test, a duck-related error, responses to the Alan Partridge episodes and the Russian comedy club video, moving out of the sky-pod, and life with my wife and daughter. A video version of this episode is available for Premium...


Oct 31, 2018

A Phrasal Verb a Day #145 - TO POUR OUT

1. to serve a glass or cup of drink for someone 

He poured out a couple of glasses of whisky for us both.

2. to leave in large numbers/amounts

When the concert stopped, the stadium gates opened and people slowly poured out.

3. to tell someone everything you're feeling

We sat down...


Oct 31, 2018

A Phrasal Verb a Day #144 - TO POUR IN

When large numbers of people or things (like water) come in.

The doors opened and the crowd poured into the building.

People have been pouring into the city all day for the celebrations.

The floodgates opened and the water came pouring in.