BA flight to Germany goes to Scotland – BBC News Review 2022

June 11, 2022

The story

British Airways flights from London to Dusseldorf are supposed to take just one hour and 20 minutes, making it a trip to the city ‘easier and more attractive than ever’, according to its website. But passengers who boarded one early-morning service took the scenic route, when the pilot mistakenly flew to Edinburgh.

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completely confused

– The directions he gave me didn’t make sense at all. I was completely baffled!
– I’m not looking forward to this exam. Algebra is baffling.

careless mistake, often serious

– The goalkeeper made a serious blunder and threw the ball in his own goal!
– The government is accused of blundering its way through the
current political crisis.

restrain or prevent something from happening

– I just couldn’t stifle my laughter in the cinema. I had to let it out during the film.
– Critics claim that the government is trying to stifle free speech with the new laws.

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  1. Blunder careless mistake

  2. Baffled completely confused

  3. Pilot really made a bluder by taking plane to Scotland instead of Germany.

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  6. where to see the subtitle of the video?

  7. I made a blunder in solving the algebra problem and spent one day looking for the mistake. It was a disaster.

  8. My mind was … Joining me this morning is Katherine… Buy it was Tom 😅

  9. Highly appreciated work.

  10. Reply
    haitham alnasrawi June 11, 2022 at 9:23 am

    baffled, blunder,stifle …. I was baffled and made a lot of blunder throughout my past experience in learning English. This thing stifled me from speaking well in front of people.

  11. opening door without engaging safety chain in response to a baffle mid night knock was my blunder .

  12. He was totally baffled by his girlfriend knowing that she was having a date with another guy. It made him angry indeed, but he tried to stifle his anger when he was talking on the phone with her asking her if had made a blunder. She told him that he was such a bother.

  13. I'm baffled today.

  14. Could 'stifling' be used to define weather conditions?

  15. Reply
    Анастасия Орлова June 11, 2022 at 9:23 am

    The best!

  16. You guys are the best.

  17. What handsome boys! Congratulations to all on the program.

  18. Thanks, I'm not baffled at all with today's new words and I will stifle to make a blunder when I use these words in the future.

  19. I want to congratulate Tom on having explained these three useful and funny phrases plainly.

    I bet no-one was baffled by listening this episode. The explanations were not at all baffling.

    The last blunder I made was when I attempted to call my boyfriend, but I didn't realize that the person I was calling was actually my boss. When he answered I said: Hello, darling! when can we meet each other?

    My boss couldn't stifle laughter. And me neither. I'll never live this blunder down.

  20. programming baffles me all the time

  21. Reply
    Sergio M F Valeriano June 11, 2022 at 9:23 am

    Jesus! That one was good!

  22. Could anybody pass the quiz here?

  23. I would be baffled reading these news, if you guys hadn't explained the meaning of all these words.
    Tom gave funny examples and I couldn't stifle a laugh.
    I hope I didn't made any blunder in my sentences.

  24. I'm not baffled wacheing BBC news review.

  25. Dan teacher ! Thank you👏👏👏

  26. You cannot be baffled by BBC news review

  27. Tom’s explanation has been getting better and better!! 😉

  28. I didn't get baffled to understand this lesson
    Nice explaining

  29. Hello, I have a doubt. I am beginner, and I don't understand, at first they say very bad…? 0:21 what is the word?

    By the way, I really love this channel, it is so helpful.

  30. Love you guys ! I appreciate your efforts in making these priceless learning references for Eg. learners around the world. Well, thank you very much for your hard work!

  31. Reply
    Ольга Воробьева June 11, 2022 at 9:23 am

    Thanks a million! Excellent! 👍

  32. I am student of Bs 2nd semester this channel is extremely important for me…

  33. Thank you for your useful course! N from Italy

  34. Dan is so adorable.

  35. That is really funny! Hahah was going to Germany and arrived in Scotland

  36. ❤️❤ ♡ ♥ ღ ❣ ❥ ❦ ❧ ლ 💖 💝💕Thank you "BBC Learning English"

  37. I was completly baffled before watching your videos

  38. Thank you, BBC. 💚

  39. Thank you very much indeed.sorry to divert from the main topic,but would you please answer my question?Which statement is correct to say: _ I like apple.
    _ I like apples.

  40. Anyone here who wanna practice spoken english with me. I would like to share my contact for the same.

  41. useful

  42. After Neil and Catherine, you guys are doing this programme in a nice way especially very entertaining and easy to learn. ♥️

  43. Indonesia must be stifled from splitting and crush

  44. Jokowi always make blunder in his speech because undercontrolled by people arround him

  45. I usualyy baffle in english becausr there are some baffle pattern

  46. "The show where we show…" very tricky Dan 😂

  47. Don’t give a baffle!

  48. Good work guys, thanks!

  49. In fact you are brilliant team

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