Here we explain the football cliche ‘add steel to the team’ which is used when a team needs to be a litle stronger.
Hello, my name is Damon from languagecaster.com and I’m going to be talking about a cliche in football in this World Cup 2018 post. The cliche is, you can only beat what’s in front of you. Now, this phrase has been used after the England versus Panama game from group G, which ended up 6-1 […]
This post explains the football cliche ‘Away at a Cold Night at Stoke’, a cliche specifically about English football.
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What is a ‘bad day at the office?’ This week’s English for football phrase introduces this cliche.
Brought down to earth: the meaning of this expression simply means to come back to reality and usually this reality is not so exciting.
Bounce back: To come back strongly after a bad defeat. If a team reacts or responds well after a poor result.
This week’s football phrase is ‘against the run of play’, which is used to describe a situation when a team scores a goal when they…
At the end of the day: A commonly-used phrase by footballers in interviews and which means when all is said and done; all things considered or after thinking something through.
Game of two halves: One of the biggest football clichés has to be ‘it’s a game of two halves’ as we all know that…
On this week’s show we introduce the phrase ‘A great advert for the game’
This week’s weekly football phrase at languagecaster.com is to be under the microscope.
Each week the languagecaster team will explain a football phrase or cliche for learners of English who love the sport. This week we explain the phrase ‘spare your blushes’.
We look at the football phrase ‘to be in acres of space’ which refers to when players always have lots of room to play.
languagecaster.com introduces the English for football phrase ‘to be in the bag’.