English at Work - Language for working long hours

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Disagreeing - Politely

Making comments

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This lesson focuses on language to use when you want to talk about working long hours
Listen to the recording. You may find it difficult, so play back as many times as you wish before looking at the transcript.

Here are some of the words and phrases you will hear:

burning the candle at both ends......doing overtime...putting in the hours.....burning out

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