We all know how confusing idiomatic expressions can be, those odd phrases that often cause students to exclaim: “English is crazy”.  That may be true, but so are all languages.

So, how can we understand these expressions?  Well, the BBC have a weekly radio programme and podcast to help us out.  This week’s phrase involves this verb:

 width=… and this musical instrument:


Any ideas?  Click on the link below to visit the BBC website and check.  You can also download previous podcasts in the series:


Seeya and happy listening.