Improve your English listening and vocabulary with the BBC. Liz Truss has taken over from Boris Johnson after winning the ruling Conservative Party leadership election. Johnson resigned after a series of scandals. Prime Minister Truss will have to deal with urgent issues, such as the energy crisis.
Key words and phrases
takes over an official position
• Liz Truss has succeeded Boris Johnson as prime minister.
• Prince Charles will succeed the Queen when she dies.
got or won something
• She unexpectedly bagged the Oscar for best actress.
• He bagged the best seat in the room.
storm clouds gathering
a sign that something bad is going to happen
• Storm clouds are gathering as the economic crisis gets worse.
• A new strain of Covid means storm clouds are gathering this winter.
0:00 – Introduction
0:22 – Story
1:03 – Headline 1: The Washington Post: Liz Truss succeeds Boris Johnson as UK prime minister.
3:04 – Headline 2: France 24: New PM: How Johnson loyalist Liz Truss bagged the top job in British politics
5:02 – Headline 3: The Independent: Storm clouds already gathering over new PM Liz Truss after narrow win
6:29 – Language summary
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Sorry, about the Prime Minister's support, I don't understand. Tax cuts, some people oppose it? Is this inhumane? I think the extreme right is doing the trick. This happened shortly after Queen Elizabeth's death. Why not kill the Prime Minister? You Brits believe the moon is a triangle?
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I just learned that
1. Liz Truss has succeeded Boris Johnson as Prime Minster, which means Boris Johnson has been replaced by Liz Truss.
2. Bag can be used as "verb" and the meaning is to get some prize or something. Although this expression is kind of slang(informal), it can be used in medias for more audience.
3. Storm Cloud gathering means that something bad is going to happen. The new PM needs to handle many difficulty such as economic recession and energy crisis.
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🇬🇧🕌🎤🚶🌍🌿May God Almighty help our new Prime Minister Liz 🦁 Truss to achieve all her political goals inside and outside of United Kingdom Amen أمين الله يارب العالمي 💚 Allah please don't leave Prime Minister Liz 🦁 Truss and Government alone please help her 💋🇬🇧📚✍️ for all her ( Prime Minister Liz 🦁 Truss) wishes Amen Allah 🙏 لاحول ولا قوة الا با لله العلى العظيم 💚God bless United Kingdom 💪 Amen Allah 🙏
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John bagged three grammies last night.
Putin will be succeeded by the new president after divesting him by the people of Russia.
Storm clouds are gathering after gas prices have skyrocketed.