Apr 172014

BBC Learning English: The English We Speak – Pie in the sky: In English, we use the expression ‘pie in the sky’ to talk about something good that we would like to happen but which is unlikely to.
The English We Speak - Pie in the sky

Finn and Li are bird-watching in the woods. As she looks up in the sky Li wonders: Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it… a pie?! Listen to the programme to find out what the phrase ‘pie in the sky’ means.




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