May 292014
 

BBC Learning English: The English We Speak – Corporate speak: ‘blue-sky thinking’ means having ideas which are very original, even if they’re not practical or realistic, ‘to push the envelope’ means to go even further than others and do things that might be new or risky or even dangerous.

Li’s boss told her to do some ‘blue-sky thinking’ and to ‘push the envelope’. She is very confused. Luckily Finn is there to help.

 

The English We Speak – Corporate speak Transcript Video

 

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