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Many people choose to, or have to work as a freelancer to survive, but is it worth the risk? Rob and Georgina talk about the advantages and disadvantages of freelancing.

This week’s question:
What kind of job was a drummer? Were they…
a) someone who played the drums?
b) a travelling salesman?
c) a music publicist – who drums up – meaning encourages, support for a band?

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

drum up
increase or encourage support or sales for something

work for yourself, selling your skills or services to different businesses

frightening, so you can’t speak or move

having doubts and fears that stop you achieving something

good feeling of achieving something for yourself

financial freedom
able to control how you earn and use your money

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