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  1. 1.
    Inside the Super League’s quick demise | Learn the expression ‘at the mercy of’
    21:25
  2. 2.
    European Super League ends up being a super flop | Learn the phrasal verb ‘shell out’
    21:54
  3. 3.
    The work from home tech wish list | Learn the phrasal verb ‘filter out’
    23:27
  4. 4.
    The work from home tech wish list | Learn the phrasal verb ‘filter out’
    16:54
  5. 5.
    The first green jacket for golf-crazy Japan | Learn the English expression ‘let loose’
    23:03
  6. 6.
    The great remote work debate of 2021 | Learn the English expression ‘hand-in-hand’
    19:16
  7. 7.
    The significance of closed borders for US-Canada border towns | Learn the English expression ‘closely-knit’
    20:55
  8. 8.
    Your COVID vaccine questions, answered | Learn the English expression ‘a feature, not a bug’
    25:37
  1. 9.
    The rise of digital nomad visas to attract remote workers | Learn the English expression ‘get around’
    20:50
  2. 10.
    The last Blockbuster Video store | Learn the expression ‘at its peak’
    20:20
  3. 11.
    An epic traffic jam in the Suez Canal | Learn the English expression “back up”
    19:54
  4. 12.
    Volvo is going fully electric by 2030 | Learn the expression ‘stay on top of’
    20:31
  5. 13.
    What in the (cyber) world are NFT’s? | Learn the English expression ‘bragging rights’
    26:01
  6. 14.
    Why you should question vaccine passports | Learn the expression ‘weight on your shoulders’
    20:59
  7. 15.
    Could more remote work opportunities benefit organizational neurodiversity? | Learn the English expression ‘catch-all’
    22:22
  8. 16.
    Duty-free shops had a rough 2020 | Learn the English expression ‘add up’
    21:21
  9. 17.
    Sports betting is coming to America | Learn the expression ‘stay out of it’
    22:20
  10. 18.
    ‘Nomadland’ turned real people into unlikely movie stars | Learn the English expression ‘make ends meet’
    17:18
  11. 19.
    ‘Nomadland’ explores a house-less life on the road | Learn the phrasal verb ‘run into’
    17:28
  12. 20.
    Snow reaching unlikely places this winter | Learn the English expression ‘resort to’
    17:08
  13. 21.
    Serrana, Brazil is hoping to unravel a coronavirus mystery | Learn the expression ‘get in on the action’
    17:41
  14. 22.
    Bezos is retiring from Amazon, sort of | Learn the English expression ‘step back from’
    19:43
  15. 23.
    TV shows are already weaving in COVID-19 storylines | Learn the expression ‘skirt the issue’
    23:21
  16. 24.
    America’s beloved regional chain restaurants | Learn the expression to ‘go well with’
    19:10
  17. 25.
    Australian cane toads evolving at rapid speed | Learn the phrasal verb ‘pick up’
    21:44
  18. 26.
    Tips for communicating while masking up | Learn the phrasal verb ‘get away with’
    20:30
  19. 27.
    The GameStop stock frenzy | Learn the expression ‘run for cover’
    25:18
  20. 28.
    Tribute to TV legend Larry King | Learn the English expression ‘partial to’
    23:11
  21. 29.
    Man lived at Chicago airport for 3 months | Learn the expression ‘rely on’
    20:22
  22. 30.
    The ins and outs of left-handedness | Learn the English expression ‘cater to’
    21:02
  23. 31.
    Tab: the rise and fall of Coca-Cola’s first diet soda | Learn the phrasal verb ‘turn to’
    19:09
  24. 32.
    Boeing’s 737-MAX is flying the skies again | Learn the English expression ‘in the eyes of’
    21:12
  25. 33.
    A rocky start for the vaccine rollout | Learn the expression ‘make arrangements’
    22:23
  26. 34.
    Starbucks new expansion plans are brewing | Learn the phrasal verb ‘shake up’
    16:15
  27. 35.
    Wikipedia turns 20 years old | Learn the English expression ‘over the years’
    22:33
  28. 36.
    A new appreciation for the television show “The Office” | Learn the English expression ‘put on a brave face’
    18:02
  29. 37.
    Hollywood’s theatrical window is closing | Learn the English phrase ‘cash in on’
    19:32
  30. 38.
    Cruisin’ in Kruger: A South African safari destination | Learn the phrasal verb ‘blend in’
    21:44
  31. 39.
    How secure are your passwords, really? | Learn the English expression ‘a breeze’
    20:57
  32. 40.
    Five predictions for 2021 | Learn the English expression ‘for good’
    20:57
  33. 41.
    What a wild ride: 2020 in review | Learn the English expression ‘arms race’
    27:24
  34. 42.
    2020’s latest curveball: mysterious monolith sculptures | Learn the English expression ‘without a trace’
    19:44
  35. 43.
    The arduous journey of the COVID vaccine | Learn the English expression ‘known for’
    20:38
  36. 44.
    Remembering Argentinian soccer superstar Diego Maradona | Learn the phrasal verb ‘catch up with’
    18:44
  37. 45.
    Beethoven’s 250th birthday has gone virtual | Learn the phrasal verb ‘burn through’
    21:35
  38. 46.
    Rewind: Cyber Monday circa the 2000s | Learn the phrasal verb ‘back up’
    20:57
  39. 47.
    The evolution of Black Friday | Learn the expression ‘for better or for worse’
    20:46
  40. 48.
    Water on the Moon | Learn the expression ‘cut down on’
    18:29
  41. 49.
    The Trump presidency report card | Learn the phrasal verb ‘figure in’
    22:05
  42. 50.
    A COVID vaccine breakthrough | Learn the English expression ‘in sight’
    21:59

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