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Football Language: Quick feet - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:05:29 +0000

Quick feet: What's the meaning of the phrase 'Quick feet' in football?

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Football Cliches: A Cold Night at Stoke - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:56:58 +0000

This post explains the football cliche 'Away at a Cold Night at Stoke', a cliche specifically about English football.

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Football Cliche: 2-0 is the most dangerous of leads - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 02:15:35 +0000

This post explains most dangerous of leads the football term '2-0 is the most dangerous of leads'.

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Football Language: Results go your way - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 12:59:34 +0000

Results go your way: When do we use the phrase 'Results go your way' in football?

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Football Language: The perfect hat-trick - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 15:42:15 +0000

The perfect hat-trick: What do we mean when we use the football expression 'the perfect hat-trick'?

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Football Language: Down to ten men - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 21:43:22 +0000

This post explains the football phrase 'Down to ten men' which is often used when a player has been injured or sent off.

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Football Language: To Nick a goal - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sat, 20 May 2017 23:47:10 +0000

Nick a goal: What's the meaning of the phrase 'to nick a goal'?

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Football Language: Sweet left foot - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 07:27:12 +0000

What is the meaning of the phrase 'sweet left foot' in football?

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Football Cliche: Turn on a sixpence - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 10:33:49 +0000

To turn on a sixpence: This cliche is used to describe a move when a player wants to escape from another player.

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Football Language: Not that kind of player - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 09:37:04 +0000

Not that type of player: What's the meaning of this football cliche?

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Football Language: Big ask - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 12:28:37 +0000

A big ask: What's the meaning of the phrase ' a big ask' in football?

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Football Language: Six pointer - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 01:02:37 +0000

Six pointer: What's the meaning of the football cliche 'six pointer'?

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Football Language: Bore draw - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 14:44:57 +0000

Bore draw: What's the meaning of the phrase 'bore draw' in football?

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Football Language: 110% - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 23:19:25 +0000

What is the meaning of 110% in football?

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Football Language: Kill off the game - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:18:19 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'kill off the game' in football?

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Football Language: Dead rubber - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:38:50 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'dead rubber' in football?

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Football Language: One for the cameras - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:33:56 +0000

One for the cameras: The meaning of the cliche 'one for the cameras' is when a keeper...

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Football Language: Turn the game on its head - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 11:16:24 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'Turn the game on its head'?

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Football Language: To pepper the goal - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 10:57:25 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'to pepper the goal' in football?

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Football Language: Prawn Sandwich Brigade - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 14:39:50 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'Prawn Sandwich Brigade' in football?

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Football Language: Play a blinder - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 20:39:39 +0000

To play a blinder is a football cliche which means to play very, very well.

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Football Language: Fill your boots - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:17:05 +0000

What is the meaning of the football cliche 'to fill your boots in football?

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Football Language: Marathon not a sprint - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:02:06 +0000

What is the meaning of the football cliche 'a marathon not a sprint' in football?

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Football Language: (to) Dig deep - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sun, 14 Aug 2016 09:39:07 +0000

What is the meaning of the phrase '(to) dig deep' in football?

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Football Language: Hospital Pass - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:57:10 +0000

What's the meaning of the phrase 'hospital pass' in football?

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Weekly Football Phrase: Up for grabs - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sat, 28 Nov 2015 06:32:23 +0000

This week's English for football phrase is 'up for grabs' which is used to describe a situation in which a team has a chance of winning a game or qualifying for the next round of a competition after looking like there was no chance at all.

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Football Cliche: Form Goes Out The Window - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sat, 21 Nov 2015 02:13:18 +0000

The football cliche 'form goes out the window' is often used to describe a derby between two local rivals.

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Weekly Football Cliche: Old School - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Thu, 29 Oct 2015 10:27:19 +0000

The cliche old school is a phrase that means traditional, typical, but also has a nuance which says that something is rare now. So, ...

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Football Language: Good feet - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 17:01:58 +0000

What does the football phrase 'good feet' mean?

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Weekly Football Phrase: The Team to Beat - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sun, 02 Aug 2015 03:27:07 +0000

This week's weekly football phrase is often used when looking ahead to a new season: The team to beat.

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Weekly Football Phrase: Dying Breed - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sat, 16 May 2015 04:43:52 +0000

In reference to Steven Gerrard's last home game at Anfield, this week's football phrase is the cliche 'dying breed'

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Weekly Football Phrase: David and Goliath - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:59:01 +0000

In this week's football phrase we introduce the football phrase 'David and Goliath' which is often used to describe a cup match

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Football Language: Hallowed Turf - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:40:40 +0000

We continue looking at the language of the FA Cup and so today we introduce the football phrase 'Hallowed turf'

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FA Cup Cliche Quiz - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Tue, 06 Jan 2015 00:27:05 +0000

Try our latest football language quiz which this time features cliches from the FA Cup.

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Football Language: Cup Run - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Sat, 03 Jan 2015 15:23:30 +0000

It's the 3rd round of the FA Cup so today we introduce the football phrase Cup run

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Football Cliche: The game needs a goal - Football Cliches – Languagecaster.com

Tue, 09 Dec 2014 05:15:12 +0000

Game needs a goal: We use this football cliche when a match is not that exciting

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