English phrases

In this section you will find English phrases for use across a wide range of everyday situations. The phrases have been chosen to reflect modern, colloquial English usage. If you have any suggestions for new phrases or spot any mistakes, please let us know!

Basic phrases
More common expressions

Emergencies

General conversation
Making friends
Languages and communication
Family and relationships
Interests
Jobs
Education
Religion
Dating and romance
Arranging to meet

Time expressions
Telling the time
Dates

The weather

At home
Entertaining guests

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