BBC News Review: UK to start Brexit process

source: BBC Learning English    2017年3月21日
Nine months after British people voted to leave the European Union, the Brexit process is about to begin. Neil and Dan look at the language the world's media is using to discuss this story - and show you how you can use it in your everyday English.
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The story
The British government has confirmed a date when it will officially begin the process of leaving the European Union following a referendum vote to do so last year.
The spokesman for the Prime Minister Theresa May said she would trigger the relevant treaty clause, known as Article 50, on the 29th of March.

Key words and phrases
trigger: make something start
kicking off: starting
invoking: using a law to achieve something
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