On this week’s show we introduce the phrase ‘A great advert for the game’
Football clichés are expressions or sayings that are often associated with the emotional aspect of the game and they form an important part of the football discourse - all fans of the game know what 110%, sick as a parrot and over the moon mean. Check through the meaning of the following words and phrases on this page and then check your understanding in our football cliche quizzes.
This week’s weekly football phrase at languagecaster.com is to be under the microscope.
Languagecaster.com’s weekly football phrase. Who scored a sweet strike this weekend?
On this week’s show we feature the phrase ‘to pit against’.
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’.
Who has been winding who up in the football world – and what does ‘to wind up’ mean? Check out the latest football phrase from langaugecaster.com
Who was running around like a ‘headless chicken’ last weekend – Check out languagecaster’s English for football phrase to find out.
This week’s football Phrase is The Table Doesn’t Lie – complete with transcript
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’.
Another new English for football phrase from the languagecaster team – this week to have one foot in
Football Cliche: To gatecrash the top 4
During the Copa América the languagecaster team will explain a football phrase or cliche for learners of English who love the sport. Today’s phrase is ‘to cancel out’
This week’s English for football phrase is to end in tears. As the word tears implies, this phrase is used when something bad happens, when something ends sadly or not in the way you wanted.
This week we explain the cliche ‘to leave everything on the pitch’
This week’s English for football phrase is ‘to be up for it’. This expression means that you are ready for something, you are motivated…
Every week during the 2010-11 season, the languagecaster team explain a football phrase or cliche for learners of English who love the sport. Football Cliche: The Red Mist