Oct 152014
 

BBC Learning English: The English We Speak – Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater is an English idiom which means: ‘don’t lose something valuable while we’re getting rid of something else that we don’t want’.

Feifei loves taking care of babies and is considering becoming a babysitter. Finn reminds her about all the good things she does in her current job, and tells her not to change career. Does he convince her? And who will end up holding the baby? Listen to the programme to find out.

 

 

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