In this post we explain the phrase ‘off the back of.’ If you have questions or comments, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football glossary here. Football Language: Off the Back Of The phrase off the […]
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In this post, we explain a phrase used to talk about football: overturn a decision which was used in the Costa Rica versus Brazil World Cup game from St Petersburg today. This is part of our daily World Cup football phrases.
In this post, we explain the cliche ‘Should be out of sight’ as part of our World Cup football language series at languagecaster.com. Find out more about this phrase by reading the transcript below. You can also find many more examples of soccer vocabulary by going to our football cliches page here and our huge football […]
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Overhead kick: Cristiano Ronaldo’s second goal in Real Madrid’s 3-0 away victory – an overhead kick- has been hailed as one of the greatest of all time
Out-and-out functions as an adjective modifying a noun. So, you may hear phrases like, an out-and-out striker, and out-and-out defender.
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘on the road’ in football?
As we enter the business end of the football season in Europe, you may hear the expression, ‘They are already on the beach’.
Out the blocks is originally connected with athletics and sprinting. The blocks in the phrase refer to the starting blocks that sprinters use
What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘To get on the end of’ when used in football?
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The cliche old school is a phrase that means traditional, typical, but also has a nuance which says that something is rare now. So, …
What’s the meaning of the football phrase ‘one apiece’?
What does ‘on the back of’ mean and when is it used? Find out at languagecaster.com’s football language post.
One-sided: This is an adjective used to describe a match in which one team is much better than the other – there is only one side in it.
One is used in several phrases connected with football, for example, one-two, and one way traffic, but this week we introduce another – one-on-one.
Who was ‘out on their feet’ in yesterday’s games. Find out what this phrase means with language caster.com’s World Cup Word of the Day
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Our Football Phrase for this week is ‘to be out injured’
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This week’s English for Football expression is the phrase to be on a run
http://media.blubrry.com/footballlanguage/p/languagecaster.com/wp-content/uploads/eff.110513.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 0:52 — 410.7KB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | More This week, languagecaster.com introduces the English for football phrase ‘out of their hands‘. You can understand more about this phrase by reading the transcript below. […]
Overcome: To beat another side; to defeat.
Outshine: When a player (or another team) is better than you; to be beaten by someone else’ performance.
Outfit: Another word for team.
Opponent: This is a member of the other team or the team you are playing against.
Off target: When the ball is wide or goes over the bar we say it is off target.
To be on target: We use this expression to describe when a forward shoots and the keeper has to make a save or a goal is scored.
To be on a roll: When a team has a succession of good results; to be doing well over many games.