This week’s English for football is thick and fast.
Football Phrase 2007
On this week’s English for Football, we’re going to look at the expression shot to pieces. Now, this basically means to be destroyed and it can be used with words such as ‘hopes’, ‘dreams’ and ‘nerves’.
On this week’s English for football we look at the phrase thrills and spills. This is used to describe a particularly exciting match where lots of incidents have taken place.
Today’s English for football phrase is to be sewn up. This expression is a phrasal verb using the words sew and up and means to be successful in something you do.
Today’s English for football phrase is a recipe for disaster. This phrase combines two words: recipe, which means how to make a meal or drink, and disaster, which means a terrible event, a mess.
Take the game by the scruff of the neck
languagecaster.com introduces the English for football phrase ‘to be in the bag’.
This week, languagecaster.com introduces the English for football phrase ‘to move up a gear’.