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For this post on football English we explain the adjective phrase ‘high octane’. If you have suggestions, questions, comments, let us know!
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In this post, we explain the football vocabulary ‘Needle’. 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 glossary here. Football Language: Needle Needle is a non-countable noun. Needle is a feeling […]
Niggle can be used as a verb, adjective, or a countable noun, a niggle. However, in football it is most often used as an adjective
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